Word of the Week…en français
érablière /e.ʁa.bli.jɛʁ/ fem. noun
A grove of sugar maples, as found in Father Pierre Potier’s writings on the Detroit River Region. According to McDermott, it refers to either a maple forest or a place for processing maple sap. See A Glossary of Mississippi Valley French, Mots choisis by Marcel Bénéteau et Peter W. Halford, and Wiktionnaire.