An eastern North American maple (Acer rubrum) having reddish twigs and buds and brilliant red foliage in fall.
A tall E North American maple (Acer rubrum) that has reddish twigs, leaves that turn scarlet in the fall, and wood used for furniture.
A tree of the species Acer rubrum.
Origin of red-maple
- From the reddish color of its flowers, petioles, twigs and seeds, which distinguish it from other maples.