Meaning of silver maple

sil'ver ma'ple

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a maple, Acer saccharinum, having leaves that are light green above and silvery white beneath.
  2. the hard, close-grained wood of this tree, used for making furniture.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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