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[mey-puh l] /ˈmeɪ pəl/ noun 1. any of numerous trees or shrubs of the genus Acer, species of which are grown as shade or ornamental trees, for timber, or for sap. Compare . 2. the wood of any such tree. 3. the flavor of or . 4. Bowling Slang. (def 11). /ˈmeɪpəl/ noun 1. any […]
- Maple butter
noun 1. (Canadian) a creamy spread made by heating, then rapidly cooling and stirring maple syrup noun a condiment of butter and maple syrup creamed together Examples Maple butter is sometimes used as a spread instead of butter, or as a frosting. Word Origin 1923 Usage Note cooking
noun 1. the plant family Aceraceae, typified by trees and shrubs having sweet sap, simple opposite leaves usually lobed or toothed, clusters of small flowers, and fruit in the form of a double-winged nutlet, and including maples and the box elder.
- Maple cream
noun pure maple syrup boiled down and rapidly cooled until it has a creamy spreadable consistency Usage Note cooking