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1. Any of various deciduous trees of the genus Ulmus, characteristically having arching or curving branches, serrate leaves with asymmetric bases, and small winged fruit.
2. The wood of one of these trees.
[Middle English, from Old English.]
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1. (Plants) any ulmaceous tree of the genus Ulmus, occurring in the N hemisphere, having serrated leaves and winged fruits (samaras): cultivated for shade, ornament, and timber
2. (Plants) the hard heavy wood of this tree
[Old English elm; related to Old Norse almr, Old High German elm, Latin ulmus]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. 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. the wood of such a tree.
[before 1000; Middle English, Old English; c. Old High German elm; akin to Old Norse almr, Latin ulmus]
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Any of various deciduous trees having arching or curving branches and leaves with a saw-toothed edge. The American elm, once widely planted as a shade tree, has largely died off because of disease.
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|Noun||1.||elm - any of various trees of the genus Ulmus: important timber or shade trees|
genus Ulmus, Ulmus - type genus of family Ulmaceae; deciduous trees having simple serrate leaves; widely distributed in temperate regions
Ulmus alata, wing elm, winged elm - North American elm having twigs and young branches with prominent corky projections
American elm, Ulmus americana, white elm, water elm, rock elm - large ornamental tree with graceful gradually spreading branches common in eastern North America
European field elm, smooth-leaved elm, Ulmus carpinifolia - European elm with lustrous smooth leaves used as an ornamental
cedar elm, Ulmus crassifolia - elm of southern United States and Mexico having spreading pendulous corky branches
Dutch elm, Ulmus hollandica - any of various hybrid ornamental European shade trees ranging from dwarf to tall
Ulmus laevis, water elm - Eurasian elm closely resembling the American elm; thrives in a moist environment
Ulmus parvifolia, Chinese elm - small fast-growing tree native to Asia; widely grown as shelterbelts and hedges
English elm, European elm, Ulmus procera - broad spreading rough-leaved elm common throughout Europe and planted elsewhere
Chinese elm, dwarf elm, Siberian elm, Ulmus pumila - fast-growing shrubby Asian tree naturalized in United States for shelter or ornament
slippery elm, Ulmus rubra, red elm - North American elm having rough leaves that are red when opening; yields a hard wood
guernsey elm, Jersey elm, Ulmus campestris sarniensis, Ulmus campestris wheatleyi, Ulmus sarniensis, wheately elm - a variety of the English elm with erect branches and broader leaves
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
|2.||elm - hard tough wood of an elm tree; used for e.g. implements and furniture|
wood - the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
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دَرْدارشَجَرَة البَق، الدَّرْدار،
elm[elm] N (also elm tree) → olmo m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
elm[ˈɛlm] n (= tree) → orme m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n → Ulme f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
a kind of tall tree with tough wood and corrugated bark. olm, iep شَجَرَة البَق، الدَّرْدار، бряст olmo jilm die Ulme elm; elmetræ φτελιάolmo jalakas درخت نارون jalava orme בּוֹקִיצָה एक प्रकार का जंगली वृक्ष brijest szilfa pohon hujan álmur olmo にれ 느릅나무 guoba goba pukok hujan iepalmwiąz يو ډول جګه ونه چه سور رنګ لرى او لرګى يې ډير كلك او دروندوى، نارون olmo ulm вяз brest brest brest alm ไม้เนื้อแขงของต้นไม้ในตระกูลอัสมัสซึ่งผลัดใบในฤดูใบไม้ร่วง karaağaç 榆樹 в'яз, берест شجر بق cây du 榆树
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
elm→ دَرْدار jilm elm Ulme φτελιά olmo jalava orme brijest olmo ニレ 느릅나무 iep alm wiąz olmeiro, olmo вяз alm ไม้เอลม์ karaağaç cây du 榆树
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