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broad-leaved maple

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noun
a maple, Acer macrophyllum, of western North America, characterized by dark green, thickened leaves that may reach 12 inches (30 centimeters) or more in width.
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Origin of broad-leaved maple

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90
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