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ulmaceous

[uhl-mey-shuh s] /ʌlˈmeɪ ʃəs/
adjective
1.
belonging to the Ulmaceae, the elm family of plants.
Compare elm family.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; < Neo-Latin Ulmace(ae) family name (Ulm(us) a genus (Latin: elm) + -aceae -aceae) + -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for ulmaceous

ulmaceous

/ʌlˈmeɪʃəs/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Ulmaceae, a temperate and tropical family of deciduous trees and shrubs having scaly buds, simple serrated leaves, and typically winged fruits: includes the elms
Word Origin
C19: via New Latin Ulmāceae, from Latin ulmus elm tree
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