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Red maple Red horse. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) Any large American red fresh-water sucker, especially
Moxostoma macrolepidotum and allied species.
(b) See the Note under Drumfish.
(Chem) See under Lead, and Minium.
Red-lead ore. (Min.) Same as Crocoite.
Red liquor (Dyeing), a solution consisting essentially of
aluminium acetate, used as a mordant in the fixation of
dyestuffs on vegetable fiber; -- so called because used
originally for red dyestuffs. Called also red mordant.
Red maggot (Zo["o]l.), the larva of the wheat midge.
Red manganese. (Min.) Same as Rhodochrosite.
Red man, one of the American Indians; -- so called from his
Red maple (Bot.), a species of maple (Acer rubrum). See
Red mite. (Zo["o]l.) See Red spider, below.
Red mulberry (Bot.), an American mulberry of a dark purple
color (Morus rubra).
Red mullet (Zo["o]l.), the surmullet. See Mullet.
Red ocher (Min.), a soft earthy variety of hematite, of a
Red perch (Zo["o]l.), the rosefish.
Red phosphorus. (Chem.) See under Phosphorus.
Red pine (Bot.), an American species of pine (Pinus
resinosa); -- so named from its reddish bark.
Red precipitate. See under Precipitate.
Red Republican (European Politics), originally, one who
maintained extreme republican doctrines in France, --
because a red liberty cap was the badge of the party; an
extreme radical in social reform. [Cant]
Red ribbon, the ribbon of the Order of the Bath in England.
Red sanders. (Bot.) See Sanders.
Red sandstone. (Geol.) See under Sandstone.
Red scale (Zo["o]l.), a scale insect (Aspidiotus
aurantii) very injurious to the orange tree in California
Red silver (Min.), an ore of silver, of a ruby-red or
reddish black color. It includes proustite, or light red
silver, and pyrargyrite, or dark red silver.
Red snapper (Zo["o]l.), a large fish (Lutlanus aya or
Blackfordii) abundant in the Gulf of Mexico and about the
Red snow, snow colored by a mocroscopic unicellular alga
(Protococcus nivalis) which produces large patches of
scarlet on the snows of arctic or mountainous regions.
Red softening (Med.) a form of cerebral softening in which
the affected parts are red, -- a condition due either to
infarction or inflammation.
Red spider (Zo["o]l.), a very small web-spinning mite
(Tetranychus telarius) which infests, and often
destroys, plants of various kinds, especially those
cultivated in houses and conservatories. It feeds mostly
on the under side of the leaves, and causes them to turn
yellow and die. The adult insects are usually pale red.
Called also red mite.
Red squirrel (Zo["o]l.), the chickaree.
Red tape, the tape used in public offices for tying up
documents, etc.; hence, official formality and delay. Scarlet mapleScarlet Scar"let, a.
Of the color called scarlet; as, a scarlet cloth or thread.
Scarlet admiral (Zo["o]l.), the red admiral. See under
Red. -- Scarlet bean (Bot.), a kind of bean (Phaseolus
multiflorus) having scarlet flowers; scarlet runner.
Scarlet fever (Med.), a contagious febrile disease
characterized by inflammation of the fauces and a scarlet
rash, appearing usually on the second day, and ending in
desquamation about the sixth or seventh day.
Scarlet fish (Zo["o]l.), the telescope fish; -- so called
from its red color. See under Telescope.
Scarlet ibis (Zo["o]l.) See under Ibis.
Scarlet maple (Bot.), the red maple. See Maple.
Scarlet mite (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of
bright red carnivorous mites found among grass and moss,
especially Thombidium holosericeum and allied species.
The young are parasitic upon spiders and insects.
Scarlet oak (Bot.), a species of oak (Quercus coccinea)
of the United States; -- so called from the scarlet color
of its leaves in autumn.
Scarlet runner (Bot.), the scarlet bean.
Scarlet tanager. (Zo["o]l.) See under Tanager. Swamp mapleSwamp Swamp, n. [Cf. AS. swam a fungus, OD. swam a sponge, D.
zwam a fungus, G. schwamm a sponge, Icel. sv["o]ppr, Dan. &
Sw. swamp, Goth. swamms, Gr. somfo`s porous, spongy.]
Wet, spongy land; soft, low ground saturated with water, but
not usually covered with it; marshy ground away from the
Gray swamps and pools, waste places of the hern.
A swamp differs from a bog and a marsh in producing
trees and shrubs, while the latter produce only
herbage, plants, and mosses. --Farming
Swamp blackbird. (Zo["o]l.) See Redwing
Swamp cabbage (Bot.), skunk cabbage.
Swamp deer (Zo["o]l.), an Asiatic deer (Rucervus
Duvaucelli) of India.
Swamp hen. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) An Australian azure-breasted bird (Porphyrio bellus);
-- called also goollema.
(b) An Australian water crake, or rail (Porzana Tabuensis);
-- called also little swamp hen.
(c) The European purple gallinule.
Swamp honeysuckle (Bot.), an American shrub (Azalea, or
Rhododendron, viscosa) growing in swampy places, with
fragrant flowers of a white color, or white tinged with
rose; -- called also swamp pink.
Swamp hook, a hook and chain used by lumbermen in handling
logs. Cf. Cant hook.
Swamp itch. (Med.) See Prairie itch, under Prairie.
Swamp laurel (Bot.), a shrub (Kalmia glauca) having small
leaves with the lower surface glaucous.
Swamp maple (Bot.), red maple. See Maple.
Swamp oak (Bot.), a name given to several kinds of oak
which grow in swampy places, as swamp Spanish oak
(Quercus palustris), swamp white oak (Q. bicolor),
swamp post oak (Q. lyrata).
Swamp ore (Min.), bog ore; limonite.
Swamp partridge (Zo["o]l.), any one of several Australian
game birds of the genera Synoicus and Excalfatoria,
allied to the European partridges.
Swamp robin (Zo["o]l.), the chewink.
Swamp sassafras (Bot.), a small North American tree of the
genus Magnolia (M. glauca) with aromatic leaves and
fragrant creamy-white blossoms; -- called also sweet
Swamp sparrow (Zo["o]l.), a common North American sparrow
(Melospiza Georgiana, or M. palustris), closely
resembling the song sparrow. It lives in low, swampy
Swamp willow. (Bot.) See Pussy willow, under Pussy.
Meaning of Maple from wikipedia
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- The Toronto Maple
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the Leafs, are a professional
- Maple syrup
is a syrup usually
made from the xylem
sap of sugar maple
, red maple
, or black maple
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- The maple
leaf is the characteristic
leaf of the maple
tree, and is the most widely recognized
"De Facto" national symbol
of Canada. By the early
- Acer saccharum, the sugar maple
or rock maple
, is a species
of maple native
to the hardwood forests
Canada, from Nova Scotia
rubicunda, the rosy maple
moth, is a small North American
moth in the family
Saturniidae, also known
as the great
silk moths. It was first
- Maple syrup urine disease
(MSUD) is an autosomal recessive metabolic disorder affecting
acids. It is one type of organic
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