sycamore maple


noun
  1. a maple, Acer pseudoplatanus, of Europe and western Asia, having gray bark and opposite, lobed leaves: grown as a shade tree.

Origin of sycamore maple

1
First recorded in 1790–1800

Words Nearby sycamore maple

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How to use sycamore maple in a sentence

  • The young leaves of the sycamore maple are lush and vigorous when the long, grape-like flower-clusters appear below the twigs.

    Getting Acquainted with the Trees | J. Horace McFarland
  • But don't miss looking for the sycamore maple's long, pendulous racemes.

    Getting Acquainted with the Trees | J. Horace McFarland
  • The sycamore maple is another European immigrant, whose broad leaf is thick and leathery in texture, and pale underneath.

    Trees Worth Knowing | Julia Ellen Rogers