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Box elders (6 letter answer)

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The answer MAPLES is rarely seen, appearing only about once every 1300 puzzles.

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MAPLE as a noun:

1. wood of any of various maple trees; especially the hard close-grained wood of the sugar maple; used especially for furniture and flooring
2. any of numerous trees or shrubs of the genus Acer bearing winged seeds in pairs; north temperate zone