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 for 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.
     [1913 Webster]

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.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: Maple is much used adjectively, or as the first part of
           a compound; as, maple tree, maple leaf, etc.
           [1913 Webster]
  
     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.
            [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Striped \Striped\, a.
     Having stripes of different colors; streaked.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     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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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  moosewood
      n 1: maple of eastern North America with striped bark and large
           two-lobed leaves clear yellow in autumn [syn: moosewood,
           moose-wood, striped maple, striped dogwood,
           goosefoot maple, Acer pennsylvanicum]
      2: deciduous shrub of eastern North America having tough
         flexible branches and pliable bark and small yellow flowers
         [syn: leatherwood, moosewood, moose-wood, wicopy,
         ropebark, Dirca palustris]

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