swamp maple


noun

Origin of swamp maple

An Americanism dating back to 1660–70
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Examples from the Web for swamp maple

  • Maple-swamps: We generally speak of the swamp-maple, which grows in low ground, and has particularly brilliant foliage in autumn.

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