acer saccharum - definitions and synonyms

acer saccharum noun

  1. ( also written as Acer saccharum )

    English Meaning: 

    : 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

    Synonyms:

    rock maple / sugar maple