wych elm

an elm, Ulmus glabra, of northern and western Europe, having large, coarse leaves.

1620–30; wych wych elm, Middle English wyche, Old English wice

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wych-elm or witch-elm (ˈwɪtʃˌɛlm)
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
[C17: from Old English wice wych-elm]
witch-elm or witch-elm
[C17: from Old English wice wych-elm]

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