planer tree

pla·ner tree

 (plā′nər)
n.

[After Johann Jacob Planer (1743-1789), German botanist.]
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pla′ner tree`


n.
a small swamp elm, Planera aquatica, of the southern U.S., bearing a small, ovoid, nutlike fruit.
[1800–10, Amer.; after I. J. Planer, 18th-century German botanist]
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