winged elm


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winged elm

n.
An elm (Ulmus alata) of the central and eastern United States, having twigs with flattened corky outgrowths. Also called wahoo2.
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winged′ elm′


n.
a small tree, Ulmus alata, of SE North America, having twigs edged with flat, corky projections.
[1810–20, Amer.]
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Noun1.winged elm - North American elm having twigs and young branches with prominent corky projectionswinged elm - North American elm having twigs and young branches with prominent corky projections
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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