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A kind of maple, Acer nigrum, of the central and eastern United States and south-east Canada, which is closely related to the sugar maple and similarly used for timber and syrup production; (formerly also) †the sugar maple, A. saccharum (obsolete).Related black sugar maple
Mid 18th century.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.