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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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maplema‧ple /ˈmeɪpəl/ ●○○ noun  1 (also maple tree) [countable]HBP a tree which grows mainly in northern countries such as Canada. Its leaves have five points and turn red or gold in autumn.2 [uncountable]TI the wood from a maple
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maplePerhaps a maple forest is but a grand organism composed of lesser organisms.These barn sills enclose thick white birch, ash, and maple trees.Most of northern Calabria is mountainous and thickly wooded with pine, silver fir and maple.The practical problem, Marvin told me, was that he is no longer able to improve his maple tree stands.To begin with, the sugar maple.I walked through hardwood forest of very thick sugar maples and yellow birches.Add 1 / 4 tablespoon of butter and 1 teaspoon maple syrup to each pumpkin.
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