striped maple

  1. a maple, Acer pensylvanicum, of northeastern North America, having white-striped bark.

Origin of striped maple

An Americanism dating back to 1775–85

Words Nearby striped maple Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use striped maple in a sentence

  • Where the striped maple is indigenous, it is one of the first productions that announces the approach of spring.

    The Hunters' Feast | Mayne Reid
  • We made directly for a part of the woods where it was known to my friend that the striped maple grew in great plenty.

    The Hunters' Feast | Mayne Reid
  • Arthur leaned heavily against the stem of the striped maple.

    The Seven Darlings | Gouverneur Morris
  • These two are the mountain maple and the striped maple or moosewood.

  • Bige dressed the fish while I got some striped maple leaves.

    Muskrat City | Henry Abbott