Definition of sugar maple in English:

sugar maple

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noun

  • A North American maple, from the sap of which maple sugar and maple syrup are made.

    Acer saccharum, family Aceraceae

    ‘They say that the principal tree is the one that gives of its blood for our enjoyment; that's maple syrup from the sugar maple.’
    • ‘You'll notice indicators of this season, such as the blooming of cornelian cherry and sugar maple.’
    • ‘Walnut trees can also grow in small groups or as scattered specimens mixed with American elm, hackberry, boxelder, sugar maple, green and white ash, basswood, red oak, and hickory.’
    • ‘Within the genus or family of maple trees, for instance, a red maple is Acer rubrum and a sugar maple is Acer saccharum.’
    • ‘The company offers wood tops in various species, but hard rock maple and hard sugar maple are customer favorites.’
    • ‘It's because of birds that I know the difference between a sugar maple and a red maple, a diamondback water snake and a cottonmouth, an American lady and a painted lady.’
    • ‘Think of maple syrup and sugar maple is probably the first tree to come to mind, but red maple can be used with pleasing results.’
    • ‘The top six important species in 1971 remained so in 1999: beech, hemlock, red maple, white oak, sugar maple, and chestnut oak.’
    • ‘But will Norway maple match sugar maple in persistence and shade-tolerance?’
    • ‘Differences were analyzed separately for sugar maple and Norway maple.’
    • ‘White pine often occurred as a secondary species in this community, along with large beech, sugar maple, red maple, oak, and hickory.’
    • ‘Hemlock forest American beech, basswood, northern red oak, sugar maple, and white pine, along with the hemlock trees, create a deep shade.’
    • ‘Although tree removal has shifted the composition of the seedling bank away from Norway maple to greater dominance by the native sugar maple, this restoration strategy has several limitations.’
    • ‘Most types of maple trees will produce useable sap; however, due to the higher sugar content of its sap, the most commonly used variety for maple syrup is the North American sugar maple.’
    • ‘Abundance in the smallest class increased more than 100% for three species: red maple, sugar maple, and hemlock.’
    • ‘She especially loved the sugar maple and linden that grew in the front yard.’
    • ‘For example, in the hardwood forests of eastern North America, sugar maple can tolerate cooler winters than can red maple.’
    • ‘He promotes the planting of trees indigenous to southern Ontario that provide large canopies such as the sugar maple, red oak, hackberry and black walnut.’
    • ‘The park is known for its magnificent hardwood forest of sugar maple, American elm, basswood, and aspen.’
    • ‘Common upland tree species were white pine, red pine, hemlock, sugar maple, and yellow birch.’

Pronunciation

sugar maple

/ˈSHo͝oɡər ˌmāpəl/ /ˈʃʊɡər ˌmeɪpəl/