sugar maplesugar maple
an E North American maple (Acer saccharum), valued for its hard wood and for its sap, which yields maple syrup and maple sugar
- An eastern North American maple tree (Acer saccharum) having leaves usually with five lobes and sap that is the source of maple syrup and maple sugar.
- The hard, heavy wood of this tree, used in cabinetmaking and for furniture and flooring. In both senses also called rock maple.
(plural sugar maples)
- Alternative spelling of sugar maple.