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box elderor box·el·der (bŏks′ĕl′dər)
A small to medium-sized maple tree (Acer negundo) native to North America, having pinnately compound leaves with three to seven leaflets.
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(Plants) a medium-sized fast-growing widely cultivated North American maple, Acer negundo, which has compound leaves with lobed leaflets. Also called: ash-leaved maple
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a North American maple, Acernegundo, having a light gray-brown bark and coarsely toothed leaves.
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|Noun||1.||box elder - common shade tree of eastern and central United States|
maple - any of numerous trees or shrubs of the genus Acer bearing winged seeds in pairs; north temperate zone
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