American elm
noun Date: 1785 a large elm (Ulmus americana) with gradually spreading branches and pendulous branchlets that is common in eastern North America

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  • American elm — noun large ornamental tree with graceful gradually spreading branches common in eastern North America • Syn: ↑white elm, ↑water elm, ↑rock elm, ↑Ulmus americana • Hypernyms: ↑elm, ↑elm tree • Memb …   Useful english dictionary

  • American elm — amerikinė vinkšna statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Guobinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis augalas (Ulmus americana), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Ulmus americana angl. American elm; water elm; white elm vok. amerikanische …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • American elm — Amer′ican elm′ n. pln an elm, Ulmus americana, of North America, cultivated for shade and ornament • Etymology: 1775–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • American elm — an elm, Ulmus americana, of North America, cultivated for shade and ornament: state tree of Massachusetts, Nebraska, and North Dakota. [1775 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • American elm — американский вяз (официальное дерево штата Массачусетс). An elm, Ulmus americana, of North America, cultivated for shade and ornament; State tree of Massachusetts …   Словарь топонимов США

  • elm — /elm/, n. 1. any tree of the genus Ulmus, as U. procera (English elm), characterized by the gradually spreading columnar manner of growth of its branches. Cf. American elm, elm family. 2. the wood of such a tree. [bef. 1000; ME, OE; c. OHG elm;… …   Universalium

  • Elm — dablink|For other senses of this word, see Elm (disambiguation).Taxobox name = Elm image width = 240px image caption = Mature Slippery Elm regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Rosales familia = Ulmaceae genus =… …   Wikipedia

  • elm tree — noun any of various trees of the genus Ulmus: important timber or shade trees • Syn: ↑elm • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Hyponyms: ↑winged elm, ↑wing elm, ↑Ulmus alata, ↑Amer …   Useful english dictionary

  • elm — [[t]ɛlm[/t]] n. 1) pln any tree of the genus Ulmus, as U. procera, characterized by the gradually spreading columnar manner of growth of its branches Compare American elm 2) fur the wood of such a tree • Etymology: bef. 1000; ME, OE; c. OHG elm;… …   From formal English to slang

  • Elm Yellows — is a plant disease of elm trees that is spread by leafhoppers or root grafts. Elm Yellows. Elmcare.Com. 19 Mar. 2008 . ] Elm Yellows, also known as Elm Phloem Necrosis, is very aggressive and there are no known cure for it. Elm Yellows is known… …   Wikipedia

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