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wych elm

[wich] /wɪtʃ/
noun
1.
an elm, Ulmus glabra, of northern and western Europe, having large, coarse leaves.
Origin
1620-1630
1620-30; wych wych elm, Middle English wyche, Old English wice
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wych-elm

/ˈwɪtʃˌɛlm/
noun
1.
Eurasian elm tree, Ulmus glabra, having a rounded shape, longish pointed leaves, clusters of small flowers, and winged fruits
2.
the wood of this tree
Word Origin
C17: from Old English wice wych-elm
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