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 for Acer pseudoplatanus
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.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sycamore \Syc"a*more\, n. [L. sycomorus, Gr. ? the fig mulberry;
     ? a fig + ? the black mulberry; or perhaps of Semitic origin:
     cf. F. sycomore. Cf. Mulberry.] (Bot.)
     (a) A large tree ({Ficus Sycomorus) allied to the common
         fig. It is found in Egypt and Syria, and is the sycamore,
         or sycamine, of Scripture.
     (b) The American plane tree, or buttonwood.
     (c) A large European species of maple ({Acer
         Pseudo-Platanus). [Written sometimes sycomore.]
         [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Acer pseudoplatanus
      n 1: Eurasian maple tree with pale grey bark that peels in
           flakes like that of a sycamore tree; leaves with five ovate
           lobes yellow in autumn [syn: sycamore, great maple,
           scottish maple, Acer pseudoplatanus]

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