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sugar maple
Acer saccharum

sugar maple

n.
1. An eastern North American maple tree (Acer saccharum) having leaves usually with five lobes and sap that is the source of maple syrup and maple sugar.
2. The hard, heavy wood of this tree, used in cabinetmaking and for furniture and flooring. In both senses also called rock maple.

sugar maple

n
(Plants) a North American maple tree, Acer saccharum, that is grown as a source of sugar, which is extracted from the sap, and for its hard wood

sug′ar ma`ple


n.
any of several maples having a sweet sap, esp. Acer saccharum, yielding a valuable hard wood and being the chief source of maple syrup and maple sugar.
[1725–35, Amer.]
sug′ar-ma`ple, adj.
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Noun1.sugar maple - maple of eastern and central North America having three-lobed to five-lobed leaves and hard close-grained wood much used for cabinet work especially the curly-grained formsugar maple - maple of eastern and central North America having three-lobed to five-lobed leaves and hard close-grained wood much used for cabinet work especially the curly-grained form; sap is chief source of maple syrup and maple sugar; many subspecies
maple - any of numerous trees or shrubs of the genus Acer bearing winged seeds in pairs; north temperate zone
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sugar maple

nacero canadese
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The tables were spread, and their materials and workmanship could not be seen; but they were heavy and of great size, An enormous mirror, in a gilt frame, hung against the wall, and a cheerful fire, of the hard or sugar maple, was burning on the hearth.
“How often have I forbidden the use of the sugar maple in my dwelling!
Whoever has travelled in the New England States will remember, in some cool village, the large farmhouse, with its clean-swept grassy yard, shaded by the dense and massive foliage of the sugar maple; and remember the air of order and stillness, of perpetuity and unchanging repose, that seemed to breathe over the whole place.
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"You're really only talking six to eight weeks," said Mark Isselhardt, a sugar maple expert at the University of Vermont.
It's the story of a beautiful sugar maple that was growing on the lot we bought to build our current home.
The process of tapping and collecting the sap from maple trees (ideally, Sugar Maple or Black Maple) is called maple sugaring.
Ingredients 4 croissants 2 sliced bananas 4 eggs 8 slices of crispy smoked bacon 100ml milk 2 tsp maple syrup Knob of butter A little icing sugar Maple syrup Method 1.
The location of MacIntosh Brook was chosen for its old-growth hardwood and stands of sugar maple trees.
Several studies have reported significant impact of white tailed deer browsing (Odocoileus virginianus (Boddaert)) on tissue loss and mortality rates in woodland plants (Tilghman, 1989; Inouye et al, 1994; Rooney, 2001; Rooney and Waller, 2003; Russel et al., 2001; White, 2012; Habeck and Schultz, 2015), including tree seedlings and young saplings, and especially for the species of interest in our study: sugar maple (Acer saccharum) (Switzenberg et al., 1955; Stoeckeler et al., 1957; Tierson et al., 1966; Jacobs, 1969; Horsley et al., 2003; Long et al., 2007; Matonis et al., 2011, Bradshaw and Waller, 2016).
By happy coincidence, the North had its own source of sugar--the sugar maple tree.
Perhaps the greatest disappointment when first exploring my woodlot was the realization that not a single sugar maple tree exists on the entire homestead.