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winged elm

noun
1.
a small tree, Ulmus alata, of southeastern North America, having twigs edged with flat, corky projections.
Also called wahoo.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20, Americanism
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  • Additional woody plants include winged elm, glade privet, and aromatic sumac.

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