swamp maple

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noun


Nearby words

  1. swamp cabbage,
  2. swamp cypress,
  3. swamp fever,
  4. swamp locust,
  5. swamp mallow,
  6. swamp milkweed,
  7. swamp pink,
  8. swamp rabbit,
  9. swamp rose,
  10. swamp sparrow

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.

    The Vision of Sir Launfal|James Russell Lowell