English elm

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Noun1.English elm - broad spreading rough-leaved elm common throughout Europe and planted elsewhereEnglish elm - broad spreading rough-leaved elm common throughout Europe and planted elsewhere
genus Ulmus, Ulmus - type genus of family Ulmaceae; deciduous trees having simple serrate leaves; widely distributed in temperate regions
elm, elm tree - any of various trees of the genus Ulmus: important timber or shade trees
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Living areas in the home include a play room with a turret ceiling and built-in bench seating; an English walnut chapel with vaulted ceilings; a third-story library with antique cherry wood floors and 200-year-old English elm beams; and a study with a fireplace and mahogany walls featuring gold-leaf trim.
The bowls have been made using English elm, oak and yew collected from woods near to Crockham in Kent where Octavia Hill lived.
Moth expert Steve Hind discovered the grub belonging to a species called Stigmella viscerella on the leaf of an English Elm tree growing at the edge of the 110-acre Chester Zoo site.
The chalk downs are awash with cowslips and leaping lambs, with ancient anthills and the throaty caw of the corvids nesting in the highest trees they can find since the English Elm has been brought low.
There are floors of English elm, hand-made doors, a big kitchen with Aga, vaulted sitting room and luxury bathrooms with fired Earth tiling and sophisticated fittings.
Over in the flower marquee, York-based bonsai expert Louis Hawksby was doing a bit of last-minute clipping to a miniature English elm tree.
Legend has it the park's 70-foot-tall, 300-year-old English elm, famed as the "Hangman's Tree," was used to execute traitors during the Revolutionary War.

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