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NOUN (2)

1. maple of eastern North America with striped bark and large two-lobed leaves clear yellow in autumn;
[syn: moosewood, moose-wood, striped maple, striped dogwood, goosefoot maple, Acer pennsylvanicum]

2. deciduous shrub of eastern North America having tough flexible branches and pliable bark and small yellow flowers;
[syn: leatherwood, moosewood, moose-wood, wicopy, ropebark, Dirca palustris]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Leatherwood \Leath"er*wood`\, n. (Bot.) A small branching shrub (Dirca palustris), with a white, soft wood, and a tough, leathery bark, common in damp woods in the Northern United States; -- called also moosewood, and wicopy. --Gray. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Maple \Ma"ple\ (m[=a]"p'l), n. [AS. mapolder, mapulder, mapol; akin to Icel. m["o]purr; cf. OHG. mazzaltra, mazzoltra, G. massholder.] (Bot.) A tree of the genus Acer, including about fifty species. Acer 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 maple or swamp maple is Acer rubrum; the silver maple, Acer dasycarpum, having fruit wooly when young; the striped maple, Acer Pennsylvanium, called also moosewood. The common maple of Europe is Acer campestre, the sycamore maple is Acer Pseudo-platanus, and the Norway maple is Acer platanoides. [1913 Webster] Note: Maple is much used adjectively, or as the first part of a compound; as, maple tree, maple leaf, etc. [1913 Webster] 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, Maple syrup, or Maple sirup, maple sap boiled to the consistency of molasses. Maple sugar, sugar obtained from the sap of the sugar maple by evaporation. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Moosewood \Moose"wood`\, n. (Bot.) (a) The striped maple (Acer Pennsylvanicum). (b) Leatherwood. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Striped \Striped\, a. Having stripes of different colors; streaked. [1913 Webster] Striped bass. (Zool.) See under Bass. Striped maple (Bot.), a slender American tree (Acer Pennsylvanicum) with finely striped bark. Called also striped dogwood, and moosewood. Striped mullet. (Zool.) See under Mullet, 2. Striped snake (Zool.), the garter snake. Striped squirrel (Zool.), the chipmunk. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

moosewood n 1: maple of eastern North America with striped bark and large two-lobed leaves clear yellow in autumn [syn: moosewood, moose-wood, striped maple, striped dogwood, goosefoot maple, Acer pennsylvanicum] 2: deciduous shrub of eastern North America having tough flexible branches and pliable bark and small yellow flowers [syn: leatherwood, moosewood, moose-wood, wicopy, ropebark, Dirca palustris]