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Norway maple

n.
A maple tree (Acer platanoides) native to Eurasia and naturalized in North America, having dark green leaves and widely planted as a shade tree.

Norway maple

n
(Plants) a large Eurasian maple tree, Acer platanoides, with broad five-lobed pale green leaves

Nor′way ma′ple


n.
a European maple, Acer platanoides, having bright green leaves, grown as a shade tree in the U.S.
[1790–1800]
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Noun1.Norway maple - a large Eurasian maple tree naturalized in North AmericaNorway maple - a large Eurasian maple tree naturalized in North America; five-lobed leaves yellow in autumn; cultivated in many varieties
maple - any of numerous trees or shrubs of the genus Acer bearing winged seeds in pairs; north temperate zone
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