english-elm

English elm

noun
See under elm ( def 1 ).
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elm

[elm]
noun
1.
any tree of the genus Ulmus, as U. procera (English elm) characterized by the gradually spreading columnar manner of growth of its branches. Compare American elm, elm family.
2.
the wood of such a tree.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English, Old English; cognate with Old High German elm; akin to Old Norse almr, Latin ulmus

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elm (ɛlm)
 
n
1.  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.  the hard heavy wood of this tree
 
[Old English elm; related to Old Norse almr, Old High German elm, Latin ulmus]

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elm
O.E. elm, from P.Gmc. *elmaz (cf. Dan. elm, O.N. almr, O.H.G. elme), from PIE root cognate with L. ulmus, O.Ir. lem.
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
ELM
electronics module
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Elm definition


Hos. 4:13; rendered "terebinth" in the Revised Version. It is the Pistacia terebinthus of Linn., a tree common in Palestine, long-lived, and therefore often employed for landmarks and in designating places (Gen. 35:4; Judg. 6:11, 19. Rendered "oak" in both A.V. and R.V.). (See TEIL TREE.)

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