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Meaning of MAPLE

Pronunciation:  'meypul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  any of numerous trees or shrubs of the genus Acer bearing winged seeds in pairs; north temperate zone
  2. [n]  wood of any of various maple trees; especially the hard close-grained wood of the sugar maple; used esp for furniture and flooring

MAPLE is a 5 letter word that starts with M.


 See Also: Acer, Acer argutum, Acer campestre, Acer circinatum, Acer glabrum, Acer japonicum, Acer macrophyllum, Acer negundo, Acer palmatum, Acer pennsylvanicum, Acer platanoides, Acer pseudoplatanus, Acer rubrum, Acer saccharinum, Acer saccharum, Acer spicatum, angiospermous tree, ash-leaved maple, big-leaf maple, bird's-eye maple, box elder, dwarf maple, field maple, flowering tree, full moon maple, genus Acer, goosefoot maple, great maple, hedge maple, Japanese maple, maple, moosewood, mountain alder, mountain maple, Norway maple, Oregon maple, pointed-leaf maple, red maple, rock maple, Rocky-mountain maple, scarlet maple, scottish maple, silver maple, striped dogwood, striped maple, sugar maple, swamp maple, sycamore, vine maple, wood



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ma"ple\, n. [AS. mapolder, mapulder, mapol; akin to Icel.
m["o]purr; cf. OHG. mazzaltra, mazzoltra, G. massholder.]
A tree of the genus {Acer}, including about fifty species.
{A. saccharinum} is the rock maple, or sugar maple, from the
sap of which sugar is made, in the United States, in great
quantities, by evaporation; the red or swamp maple is {A.
rubrum}; the silver maple, {A. dasycarpum}, having fruit
wooly when young; the striped maple, {A. Pennsylvanium},
called also {moosewood}. The common maple of Europe is {A.
campestre}, the sycamore maple is {A. Pseudo-platanus}, and
the Norway maple is {A. platanoides}.

Note: Maple is much used adjectively, or as the first part of
      a compound; as, maple tree, maple leaf, etc.

{Bird's-eye maple}, {Curled maple}, varieties of the wood of
   the rock maple, in which a beautiful lustrous grain is
   produced by the sinuous course of the fibers.

{Maple honey}, {Maple molasses}, or {Maple sirup}, maple sap
   boiled to the consistency of molasses.

{Maple sugar}, sugar obtained from the sap of the sugar maple
   by evaporation.

Computing Dictionary

A symbolic mathematics package by B. Char, K. Geddes, G. Gonnet, M. Monagan and S. Watt of the university of waterloo, Canada and eth Zurich, Switzerland in 1980. Version: Maple V.

E-mail: <wmsi@daisy.waterloo.edu>. Mailing list: glabahn@daisy.waterloo.edu.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a maple in your dream, symbolizes humility, warmth, and openness. It also indicates positive gains, happiness and fullness of life. Seeing a falling maple tree indicates family disharmony and broken ties. Seeing a maple leaf in your dream, represents each of the five senses and what it has to offer. It also indicates a helping or protective hand.