Synonyms
Etymology

1. maple

noun. ['ˈmeɪpəl'] wood of any of various maple trees; especially the hard close-grained wood of the sugar maple; used especially for furniture and flooring.

Synonyms

  • wood

Etymology

  • mapultreow (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Maple

  • staple
  • yaple
  • papal
  • caple
  • capel

Example sentences of the word maple


1. Adjective
Apply a tree seedling herbicide if the above steps fail to remove the maple seedlings from the lawn.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Examine the ground once every two to three weeks for signs of new maple trees seedlings that have sprouted.

Quotes containing the word maple


1. A withered maple leaf has left its branch and is falling to the ground; its movements resemble those of a butterfly in flight. Isn't it strange? The saddest and deadest of things is yet so like the gayest and most vital of creatures?
- Ivan Turgenev, Fathers and Sons

2. maple-leaved_bayur

noun. Indian tree having fragrant nocturnal white flowers and yielding a reddish wood used for planking; often grown as an ornamental or shade tree.

Synonyms

  • Pterospermum acerifolium
  • tree
  • Pterospermum
  • genus Pterospermum

3. maple-leaf

noun. the emblem of Canada.

Synonyms

  • allegory

4. maple-like

adjective. resembling maple.

Synonyms

  • branchy

Antonyms

  • unbranching
  • unbranched

5. maple-leaf_begonia

noun. tuberous or semi-tuberous South African begonia having shallowly lobed ovate leaves and small white flowers.

Synonyms

  • grape-leaf begonia
  • Begonia dregei

6. maple

noun. ['ˈmeɪpəl'] any of numerous trees or shrubs of the genus Acer bearing winged seeds in pairs; north temperate zone.

Synonyms

  • dwarf maple
  • moose-wood
  • pointed-leaf maple
  • Acer saccharinum
  • hedge maple
  • angiospermous tree
  • red maple
  • Acer palmatum
  • Acer circinatum
  • Acer argutum
  • Acer negundo
  • goosefoot maple
  • Acer spicatum
  • rock maple
  • scarlet maple
  • Norway maple
  • scottish maple
  • Acer pseudoplatanus
  • box elder
  • Acer pennsylvanicum
  • Acer platanoides
  • Acer
  • silver maple
  • Acer japonicum
  • flowering tree
  • vine maple
  • Japanese maple
  • mountain alder
  • field maple
  • sugar maple
  • Acer macrophyllum
  • moosewood
  • genus Acer
  • sycamore
  • Acer rubrum
  • Acer campestre
  • Acer glabrum
  • Rocky-mountain maple
  • Acer saccharum
  • great maple
  • striped dogwood
  • swamp maple
  • mountain maple
  • striped maple
  • Oregon maple
  • ash-leaved maple
  • full moon maple

Etymology

  • mapultreow (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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