silver maple

noun
  1. a maple, Acer saccharinum, having leaves that are light green above and silvery white beneath.
  2. the hard, close-grained wood of this tree, used for making furniture.

Origin of silver maple

First recorded in 1755–65
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silver maple

noun
  1. a North American maple tree, Acer saccharinum, having five-lobed leaves that are green above and silvery-white beneath
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