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๐Ÿ Maple Leaf emoji

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What does ๐Ÿ Maple Leaf emoji mean?

The Maple Leaf emoji ๐Ÿ depicts the distinctive leaf of a maple tree. It is commonly used to represent maple trees, leaves, and the autumn season.

Because the maple leaf is a national symbol of Canada and is depicted on the countryโ€™s flag (represented in emoji form as the Flag of Canada ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ), the Maple Leaf emoji ๐Ÿ is often used to refer to Canada, Canadian people and things, and Canadian holidays such as Canada Day (July 1).

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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Flag of Canada emoji, ๐Ÿ‚ Fallen Leaf emoji, ๐Ÿƒ Leaf Fluttering in the Wind emoji

Where does ๐Ÿ Maple Leaf emoji come from?

The Maple Leaf emoji ๐Ÿ was approved under Unicode 6.0 in 2010. On all major platforms, the emoji depicts a single, five-pointed leaf of a maple tree positioned with the stem located at the bottom of the leaf. Depending on the platform, the color of the leaf may be red, reddish-orange, orange, or yellow. The Twitter version of the emoji is nearly identical to the maple leaf featured on the national flag of Canada (Flag of Canada emoji ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ).

Maple trees are a common type of tree native to Asia, Europe, North America, and northern Africa. The Maple Leaf emoji ๐Ÿ is commonly used to refer to these trees. More generally, the Maple Leaf emoji ๐Ÿ is used to refer to leaves of trees in general. This is especially common during the fall season, when leaves change color and often resemble the reddish-orange color usually depicted by the Maple Leaf emoji ๐Ÿ.

The Maple Leaf emoji ๐Ÿ is frequently used to refer to Canada and is often used alongside the Flag of Canada emoji ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ. This usage is especially common on Twitter because the Twitter version of the Maple Leaf emoji ๐Ÿ is nearly identical to the maple leaf depicted on the Canadian flag.

Theย Maple Leaf emoji is commonly used alongside other leaf-based emoji, including Fallen Leaf ๐Ÿ‚ and Leaf Fluttering in the Wind ๐Ÿƒ. It is also often paired with other fall-themed emoji, such as Jack-O’-Lantern ๐ŸŽƒ.

Note: the Maple Leaf emoji ๐Ÿ is sometimes used in reference to cannabis (marijuana) due to a basic resemblance in leaf shape.

Examples of ๐Ÿ Maple Leaf emoji

And all at once summer collapsed into fall.๐Ÿ
@NikkiSixx, October 3, 2020
Happy Canada Day to my fellow Canadians! ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ
@James_Paxton, July 1, 2019

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Who uses ๐Ÿ Maple Leaf emoji?

The Maple Leaf emoji ๐Ÿ is used to refer to maple trees or to leaves in general.

The Maple Leaf emoji ๐Ÿ is often used to specifically refer to the fall season.

The Maple Leaf emoji ๐Ÿ is also frequently used to refer to the country of Canada.

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