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Maple appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Won’t a maple help a mat now?
  • To help a mate, go get a maple hot.
  • No, set a maple here, help a mate, son.
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The word maple is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun maple

What does maple mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: maples

  1. wood of any of various maple trees; especially the hard close-grained wood of the sugar maple; used especially for furniture and flooring
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • more generic word: wood = the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
    • more specific term: bird's-eye maple = maple wood having a wavy grain with eyelike markings
  2. any of numerous trees or shrubs of the genus Acer bearing winged seeds in pairs; north temperate zone

Alternative definition of the noun maple


  1. A tree of the Acer genus, characterised by its usually palmate leaves and winged seeds.


  1. Maple is a town in Douglas County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 649 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated communities of Blueberry and Maple are located in the town.
  2. Maple is an unincorporated community in Bailey County, Texas, United States. According to the Handbook of Texas, the community had an estimated population of 75 in 2000.
  3. Maple is an unincorporated community in Red River County, Texas. It lies at an elevation of 377 feet.
  4. Maple a.k.a. Maple, North Carolina: Maple is an unincorporated community in Crawford Township, Currituck County, North Carolina, United States at the intersection of NC Highway 168 and SR 1246. Maple is located at latitude 36.4148780 North, and longitude -76.0040925 West. The elevation is 3 feet. Maple appears on the Currituck U.S. Geological Survey Map.
  5. Maple a.k.a. Maple, West Virginia: Maple is an unincorporated community in Monongalia County, West Virginia.

There are other places with in their name, like Maple Bay, Maple Run, Maple City, Maple Glen, Maple Hill, Maple Lake, maple lane, Maple Lawn, Maple Park, Maple View, Maple-Leaf, Maple Beach, Maple Bluff, Maple Creek, Maple Cross, Maple Falls, Maple Grove, Maple Plain, Maple Point and Maple Ridge.

Phrases with Maple

Phrases starting with the word Maple:

  1. Maple Leaf
  2. maple-leaf
  3. maple-like
  4. maple sugar
  5. maple syrup

Phrases ending with the word Maple:

  1. red maple
  2. Amur maple
  3. hard maple
  4. rock maple
  5. Soft Maple
  6. vine maple
  7. black maple
  8. chalk maple
  9. dwarf maple
  10. field maple
  11. great maple
  12. hedge maple
  13. Moose Maple
  14. sugar maple
  15. swamp maple

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Maple

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Google previewRefacing Cabinets (1997)

Making an Old Kitchen New by Herrick Kimball

Hard maple is the lightest-colored domestic wood. this, the sapwood is not desirable on the face of doors. It's also typical for cherry to have...

Google previewThe Complete Guide to Wood Finishing (2012)

by Peter Diablo

Maple is a closegrain, very hard, finetextured, tough and strong wood.

Google previewAnnual Report for ... (1885)

by Massachusetts Horticultural Society

The Norway Maple is a fine tree. Wier's Cut-Leaved Maple is a beautiful tree, and may be planted for decorative purposes as well as for shade; it is known by botanists as Acer dasycarpum, variety Wierii laciniatum. The species is called White ...

Google previewEcology and Management of Central Hardwood Forests (1998)

by Ray R. Hicks

Red maple is a prolific sprouter and produces good seed crops almost annually, with bumper crops every other year. The fruit is a double...

Google previewThe Maple Book (2001)

by Frank Garvan

maple is a very powerful interactive computer algebra system. It is used by students, educators, mathematicians, statisticians, scientists, and engineers for doing numerical and symbolic computation. maple has many strengths: (1) it can do ...

Google previewPhysics with MAPLE (2008)

The Computer Algebra Resource for Mathematical Methods in Physics by Frank Y. Wang

Although Maple is a powerful software, it is not the only tool nor is it the perfect tool in mathematical physics.

Google previewNorwegian Wood (2015)

Chopping, Stacking, and Drying Wood the Scandinavian Way by Lars Mytting

The maple is a lively, handsome tree, especially in the autumn, when it drapes itself in a vivid orange. Unlike the leaves of most other deciduous trees, those of the maple produce a new coloring as winter approaches. The maple is the national ...

Google previewState Botanical Symbols (2013)

by Alan McPherson

The sugar maple is a major tree for its beautiful fall color and is often planted for shade and ornamental landscaping. The sugar maple is the state tree of New York, West Virginia and Wisconsin. State Flavor-Maple Sugar, Cream, Fudge, ...

Google previewRecent Advances in Parallel Virtual Machine and Message Passing Interface (2004)

11th European PVM/MPI Users' Group Meeting, Budapest, Hungary, September 19-22, 2004, Proceedings by Dieter Kranzlmüller, Peter Kacsuk, Jack Dongarra

Maple is a popular mathematical software that provides an easy to use interface to solve complicated problems and to...

Google previewNative Trees of the Midwest (2010)

Identification, Wildlife Values, and Landscaping Use by Sally S. Weeks, Harmon Patrick Weeks, George R. Parker

Acer rubrum Linnaeus Family: Aceraceae Red maple is a common tree in the Midwest and considered a weedy species in certain situations. It makes its best growth in the lower Ohio Valley and is an important timber tree. The beautiful red ...

Google previewThe Forests of the Green Mountain State

Sugar maple is the most prevalent tree species, reaching concentrations as high as 50 percent in the Northern Piedmont region and 20 to 50 percent in the northern Green Mountains and Champlain Valley. Red maple also is prevalent ...

Google previewGeological Survey Professional Paper (1969)

Red maple, in 23 of the 34 plots of the transect, and chestnut oak, in 18 of the 34 plots, were chosen as the species for study. Red maple is a fast-growing deciduous species typically associated with moist habitats, such as flood-plain forests, ...

Google previewThe History of the State of Maine (1832)

From Its First Discovery, A.D. 1602, to the Separation, A.D. 1820, Inclusive by William Durkee Williamson

The Maple is a stately forest tree, of which there are three species : — 1. The white Maple,\\ which has two varieties, one is...

Google previewWood Finishing, Plain and Decorative - Methods, Materials, and Tools for Natural, Stained, Varnished, Waxed, Oiled, Enameled, and Painted Finishes - Antiqued, Stippled, Streaked and Rough Glazed Finishes - Stain Making Formulas (2013)

by F. N. Vanderwalker

Maple is a closegrain, very hard, finetextured, tough and strong wood. The sapwood is very light in color, while the heartwood...

Google previewCunningham's Encyclopedia of Wicca in the Kitchen (2002)

by Scott Cunningham

Planet: Jupiter Element: Earth Energies: Money, love Lore: Maple trees are native to both Europe and America, but the Europeans never tapped the sweet sap of the tree or used it as a sweetener.124 Things were different ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Wood (2011)

by U.S. Department of Agriculture

Hard maple has a fine, uniform texture. It is heavy, strong, stiff, hard, and resistant to shock and has high shrinkage. The grainof sugar mapleis generally straight, but birdseye, curly, or fiddleback grain is often selected for furniture or novelty ...

Google previewDictionary of Food Ingredients (2013)

by Robert S. Igoe

Maple Syrup 89 Manganese Chloride A source of manganese that functions as a nutrient and dietary supplement. It exists as crystals which are readily soluble in room temperature (22°C) water and are very soluble in hot water ...

Google previewThe 21st Century Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (2009)

by Kevin McCann, Mark Diehl

New York Sugar maple Oklahoma rose North Carolina ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, and Plants, Most Commonly Cultivated in the Plantations, Gardens, and Stoves, of Great-Britain, Etc (1790)

by Charles BRYANT (Naturalist)

Greater MaPle; Sycamore. England. . 3. _Platan0ides. Alarge tree, producing broad, smooth, Obtuse leaves, glossy beneath, of a fine green above, and they are divided into five short lobes, having three or four large, very acute, distant teeth.

Google previewThe Gardeners Dictionary (1754)

Containing the Methods of Cultivating and Improving All Sorts of Trees, Plants, and Flowers, for the Kitchen, Fruit, and Pleasure Gardens; as Also Those which are Used in Medicine. With Directions for the Culture of Vineyards, and Making of Wine in England. In which Likewise are Included the Practical Parts of Husbandry by Philip Miller

ACER, The Maple-tree. The Characters are ; // bath jagged or angular Leaves : fit Seeds groins ttuo together in hard teing'd Vejsels. The Species are ; 1. Acer majus, multis falsa Platans. J.B. The greater Maple, feisty called, The Sycamore- iree ...


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Quotes about Maple

Autumn dusk
The full moon watching
through the maple tree.
Alone at the window
I remember your face (Maria Tirenescu)
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Scrabble value of M3A1P3L1E1

The value of this 5-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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