genus Acer

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Noun1.genus Acer - type genus of the Aceraceaegenus Acer - type genus of the Aceraceae; trees or shrubs having winged fruit
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Aceraceae, family Aceraceae, maple family - a family of trees and shrubs of order Sapindales including the maples
maple - any of numerous trees or shrubs of the genus Acer bearing winged seeds in pairs; north temperate zone
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The genus Acer (Aceraceae), commonly known as maple, is the largest group of deciduous trees and shrubs.
A similar situation occurs for members of the genus Acer that has been moved from the Aceraceae covered in Volume 2 to the Sapindaceae covered in Volume 3.
What is the common name for a tree of the genus Acer?