moosewood


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Leatherwood \Leath"er*wood`\, n. (Bot.)
   A small branching shrub (Dirca palustris), with a white,
   soft wood, and a tough, leathery bark, common in damp woods
   in the Northern United States; -- called also moosewood,
   and wicopy. --Gray.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Maple \Ma"ple\ (m[=a]"p'l), n. [AS. mapolder, mapulder, mapol;
   akin to Icel. m["o]purr; cf. OHG. mazzaltra, mazzoltra, G.
   massholder.] (Bot.)
   A tree of the genus Acer, including about fifty species.
   Acer saccharinum is the rock maple, or sugar maple,
   from the sap of which sugar is made, in the United States, in
   great quantities, by evaporation; the red maple or {swamp
   maple} is Acer rubrum; the silver maple, {Acer
   dasycarpum}, having fruit wooly when young; the {striped
   maple}, Acer Pennsylvanium, called also moosewood. The
   common maple of Europe is Acer campestre, the {sycamore
   maple} is Acer Pseudo-platanus, and the Norway maple is
   Acer platanoides.
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   Note: Maple is much used adjectively, or as the first part of
         a compound; as, maple tree, maple leaf, etc.
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   Bird's-eye maple, Curled maple, varieties of the wood of
      the rock maple, in which a beautiful lustrous grain is
      produced by the sinuous course of the fibers.

   Maple honey, Maple molasses, Maple syrup, or {Maple
   sirup}, maple sap boiled to the consistency of molasses.

   Maple sugar, sugar obtained from the sap of the sugar maple
      by evaporation.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Moosewood \Moose"wood`\, n. (Bot.)
      (a) The striped maple (Acer Pennsylvanicum).
      (b) Leatherwood.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Striped \Striped\, a.
   Having stripes of different colors; streaked.
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   Striped bass. (Zool.) See under Bass.

   Striped maple (Bot.), a slender American tree ({Acer
      Pennsylvanicum}) with finely striped bark. Called also
      striped dogwood, and moosewood.

   Striped mullet. (Zool.) See under Mullet, 2.

   Striped snake (Zool.), the garter snake.

   Striped squirrel (Zool.), the chipmunk.
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