planer tree

a small tree, Planera aquatica, of the elm family, growing in moist ground in the southern U.S., bearing a small, ovoid, nutlike fruit and yielding a compact light-brown wood.
Also called water elm.

1800–10, Americanism; named after I. J. Planer, 18th-century German botanist Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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