swamp maple


Origin of swamp maple

An Americanism dating back to 1660–70

Words Nearby swamp maple

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How to use swamp maple in a sentence

  • An ideal resort for it is a grove of oak or swamp maple near a stream or pond where it can bathe.

    Bird Neighbors | Neltje Blanchan
  • Again, the spring redness of the swamp maple is hardly less vivid than its mature coloring of the fall.

    Getting Acquainted with the Trees | J. Horace McFarland
  • Maple-swamps: We generally speak of the swamp-maple, which grows in low ground, and has particularly brilliant foliage in autumn.

    The Vision of Sir Launfal | James Russell Lowell
  • This domicile was built in a red or swamp maple, at an elevation of nearly thirty feet from the ground.

  • A nest in the writer's collection, which was built in the summit of a common swamp maple, occupies a very anomalous position.