Definition of Elm

1. Noun. Any of various trees of the genus Ulmus: important timber or shade trees.




2. Noun. Hard tough wood of an elm tree; used for e.g. implements and furniture.
Exact synonyms: Elmwood
Substance meronyms: Elm Tree
Generic synonyms: Wood

Definition of Elm

1. n. A tree of the genus Ulmus, of several species, much used as a shade tree, particularly in America. The English elm is Ulmus campestris; the common American or white elm is U. Americana; the slippery or red elm, U. fulva.

Definition of Elm

1. Noun. a tree of the genus ''Ulmus'' of the family ''Ulmaceae'', large deciduous trees with alternate stipulate leaves and small apetalous flowers ¹

2. Noun. (usually attributive) wood from an elm tree ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Elm

1. a deciduous tree [n -S]

Medical Definition of Elm

1. A tree of the genus Ulmus, of several species, much used as a shade tree, particularly in America. The English elm is Ulmus campestris; the common American or white elm is U. Americana; the slippery or red elm, U. Fulva. Elm beetle, a large sawfly (Cimbex Americana). The larva, which is white with a black dorsal stripe, feeds on the leaves of the elm. Origin: AS. Elm; akin to D. Olm, OHG. Elm, G. Ulme, Icel. Almr, Dan. & Sw. Alm, L. Ulmus, and E. Alder. Cf. Old. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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