a North American maple, Acer negundo, having light gray-brown bark, pinnate, coarsely toothed leaves, and dry, winged fruit, cultivated as a shade tree, and yielding a light, soft wood used in making furniture, woodenware, etc.
Historical Examples

The Apple Various
The Apple Various
The Hoosier Schoolmaster Edward Eggleston
The Apple Various
The Apple Various
The Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, Oregon and California Brevet Col. J.C. Fremont
A Canyon Voyage Frederick S. Dellenbaugh
The Apple Various
The Apple Various
The Apple Various

a medium-sized fast-growing widely cultivated North American maple, Acer negundo, which has compound leaves with lobed leaflets Also called ash-leaved maple


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