winged elm

noun
a small tree, Ulmus alata, of southeastern North America, having twigs edged with flat, corky projections.
Also called wahoo.


Origin:
1810–20, Americanism

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Additional woody plants include winged elm, glade privet, and aromatic sumac.
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