elm
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German elme elm, Latin ulmus Date: before 12th century 1. any of a genus (Ulmus of the family Ulmaceae, the elm family) of usually large deciduous north temperate-zone trees with alternate stipulate leaves and fruit that is a samara 2. the wood of an elm

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  • ELM — steht für: geographische Objekte Elm (Höhenzug), ein Höhenzug in Niedersachsen (Deutschland) Elm (Steiermark), Berg auf der steirischen Seite des Toten Gebirges ein waldreiches Gebiet im Naturpark Nördlicher Oberpfälzer Wald bei Vohenstrauß… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Elm — steht für: geografische Objekte Elm (Höhenzug), ein Höhenzug in Niedersachsen (Deutschland) Elm (Steiermark), Berg auf der steirischen Seite des Toten Gebirges ein waldreiches Gebiet im Naturpark Nördlicher Oberpfälzer Wald bei Vohenstrauß… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 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 — Elm, n. [AS. elm; akin to D. olm, OHG. elm, G. ulme, Icel. almr, Dan. & Sw. alm, L. ulmus, and E. alder. Cf. {Old}.] (Bot.) A tree of the genus {Ulmus}, of several species, much used as a shade tree, particularly in America. The English elm is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ELM — or ELM may refer to:* Elm, a tree of the Genus Ulmus In places: * Elm, Cambridgeshire, a village in Cambridgeshire, England * Elm (range), a hill range in Germany * Elm, Switzerland, a village in the Canton of Glarus * Elm Township, Gage County,… …   Wikipedia

  • Elm — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Elm Escudo …   Wikipedia Español

  • Elm — Тип Почтовый клиент Автор Dave Taylor Разработчик Bill Pembe …   Википедия

  • elm — [elm] adj. [ME & OE, akin to OHG elm: see ELDER2] designating a family (Ulmaceae, order Urticales) of dicotyledonous trees growing largely in the North Temperate Zone n. 1. any of a genus (Ulmus) of tall, deciduous shade trees of the elm family,… …   English World dictionary

  • elm — [ elm ] noun 1. ) count a large tree with round leaves that fall off in winter 2. ) uncount the wood of the elm tree …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • elm — O.E. elm, from P.Gmc. *elmaz (Cf. Dan. elm, O.N. almr, O.H.G. elme), perhaps from PIE root *el red, brown (see ELK (Cf. elk)); cognate with L. ulmus, O.Ir. lem. Ger. Ulme, Du. olm are from or influenced by the L …   Etymology dictionary

  • elm — [elm] n [U and C] [: Old English;] a type of large tree with broad leaves, or the wood from this tree …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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