rock maple


noun New England.

the sugar maple, Acer saccharum.

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Origin of rock maple

First recorded in 1765–75
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Example sentences from the Web for rock maple

  • The first is in sap-time, when maple sugar is being made in the little shack on the borders of the rock-maple grove.

    In the Catskills|John Burroughs
  • After this we spent a short time promenading around the rock-maple grove, if leafless trees can be called a grove.

  • We had two heavy, though slender, rock-maple paddles, one of them of bird's-eye maple.

    The Maine Woods|Henry David Thoreau