Definition of 'maple'
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Example sentences containing 'maple'
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There is a big range of Japanese maples, most of them suitable for a small garden and some ideal for the tiniest of plots. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This gives the loaf a shiny top and adds extra maple flavour. The Sun (2013)There are two maple trees on it and the brook flows right around it. Anne of Green Gables (1872)Stir through the sugar and maple syrup. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There is also wild cherry and field maple. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Bright sunny days are especially good at bringing out the intense red colours of maple leaves. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It was too near one of the big maple trees. A Patchwork Garden: Unexpected Pleasures from a Country Garden (1990) Field maple forms the vanguard of my woodland planting. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The end results have these amazing earthy, maple flavours. Times, Sunday Times (2014)If you must have sugar, maple syrup is probably the best option. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It's done the same way syrup is collected from the maple tree. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Dark oak finishes are out of fashion at the moment, with blond woods such as maple and birch taking over. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Woodland on the east side of the valley is being managed and planted with oak, ash and field maple to fill in gaps. A Guide to Britain's Conservation Heritage (1991)WHY are the edges of the leaves on my Japanese maple turning brown? The Sun (2011)WHY are the leaves of my Japanese maple sticky? The Sun (2015)How do I stop the pruning cuts on my maple from bleeding sap? The Sun (2016)Available in solid maple (pictured) and solid cherry. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The Japanese maple or European beech can cope with shady spots. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Better than a Japanese maple? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Walls have been whitewashed, and reclaimed maple wood floors run throughout, providing a sense of continuity. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'maple'
British English: maple /ˈmeɪpl/ NOUN
A maple is a tree with large leaves with five points.
- American English: maple
- Arabic: قَيْقَبٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: bordo árvore
- Chinese: 枫树
- Croatian: javor
- Czech: javor
- Danish: ahorn
- Dutch: esdoorn
- European Spanish: arce
- Finnish: vaahtera
- French: érable
- German: Ahorn
- Greek: σφένδαμνος
- Italian: acero
- Japanese: カエデ
- Korean: 단풍나무
- Norwegian: lønn tre
- Polish: klon roślina
- European Portuguese: ácer
- Romanian: arțar
- Russian: клен
- Spanish: arce
- Swedish: lönn
- Thai: ต้นเมเปิล
- Turkish: akçaağaç
- Ukrainian: клен
- Vietnamese: cây thích
Definition of maple from the Collins English Dictionary
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