vine maple


noun

a maple, Acer circinatum, of the western coast of North America, often having vinelike or prostrate stems that form dense thickets.

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Origin of vine maple

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75
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Example sentences from the Web for vine maple

  • The platform was still standing, and the extinguished brands of charcoal and the ashes, of the vine-maple fire still existed.