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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Jap′anese ma′ple(n.)

  1. a small maple tree, Acer palmatum, of Korea and Japan, having bright red foliage in autumn.

    Category: Plants

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Japanese maple, Acer palmatum(noun)

    ornamental shrub or small tree of Japan and Korea with deeply incised leaves; cultivated in many varieties

  2. Japanese maple, full moon maple, Acer japonicum(noun)

    leaves deeply incised and bright red in autumn; Japan


  1. Japanese maple(Noun)

    A species of maple, Acer palmatum, with great natural variety of appearance, often with reddish leaves for most of the year and multiple trunks, widely grown as an ornamental.


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