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 for scarlet maple
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scarlet \Scar"let\, a.
     Of the color called scarlet; as, a scarlet cloth or thread.
     [1913 Webster]
     Scarlet admiral (Zool.), 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 (Zool.), the telescope fish; -- so called from
        its red color. See under Telescope.
     Scarlet ibis (Zool.) See under Ibis.
     Scarlet maple (Bot.), the red maple. See Maple.
     Scarlet mite (Zool.), 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">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. (Zool.) See under Tanager.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  scarlet maple
      n 1: maple of eastern and central America; five-lobed leaves
           turn scarlet and yellow in autumn [syn: red maple,
           scarlet maple, swamp maple, Acer rubrum]

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