mountain alder

1. small shrubby maple of eastern North America; scarlet in autumn
Hypernyms: ↑maple
2. tree of western United States
Hypernyms: ↑alder, ↑alder tree
Member Holonyms: ↑Alnus, ↑genus Alnus

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1. : any of several trees of the genus Alnus; especially : a tree (A. rhombifolia) that is native to upland regions of the western United States

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • mountain maple — noun small shrubby maple of eastern North America; scarlet in autumn • Syn: ↑mountain alder, ↑Acer spicatum • Hypernyms: ↑maple * * * noun : any of various American shrubby maples found in mountain regions: as a …   Useful english dictionary

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