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Definition of the noun american elm

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noun

  1. large ornamental tree with graceful gradually spreading branches common in eastern North America

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Google previewRodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening (2009)

The Indispensable Green Resource for Every Gardener by Fern Marshall Bradley, Barbara W. Ellis, Ellen Phillips

americana, American elm, is the stately 60— to 80—foot, vase—shaped tree that for many years shaded North American campuses and avenues. Much publicized in the wake of the Dutch elm disease (DED) epidemic that decimated huge ...

Google previewDirr's Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs (2016)

by Michael A. Dirr

americana, American elm, should be viewed (and planted) with caution: the fungus has previously mutated to a more virulent strain and may do so again.

Google previewBritannica Student Encyclopedia (2014)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc

North American elms include the American elm; the slippery, or red, elm; the rock, or cork, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Wood (2011)

by U.S. Department of Agriculture

American elm is also known as white, water, and ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms. Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

English: white elm, American elm, water elm U. angustifolia (Weston) Weston English: Goodyer's elm U. carpinifolia ...

Google previewMassachusetts Encyclopedia (2008)

by Jennifer Herman

STATE TREE The American elm, Ulmus americana was named the State tree of the commonwealth of Massachusetts in 1941. It is also called the white elm, soft elm, water elm, gray elm, swamp elm, and rock elm. It is native to the eastern half ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of North Dakota (2001)

by Nancy Capace

STATE TREE The American elm, Ulmus americana was named the State tree of North Dakota in 1947. It is also called the white elm, soft elm, water elm, gray elm, swamp elm, and rock elm. It is native to the eastern half of the United States and ...

Google previewThe Anglo-American Encyclopedia and Dictionary: Dictionary department (A-Z) (1904)

American elm: Ulmus Americana. It is found from New England to South Carolina. (2) Broad-leaved elvt : (a) Ulmus lati/olia (Gerard), now called U. mow tana. (b) Titia parvifolia. This has no real affinity to tho Elms. (Colloq. Eng.) ( Britten ct ...

Google previewArchitect's Illustrated Pocket Dictionary (2012)

by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi

aluminium window framing American elm aluminium-zinc coating a protective galvanized surface coating for steel sheeting of hot-dip zinc with 55% aluminium and a small amount of silicon. alumino-thermic welding see thermit ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

wapiti American dogwood osier American duck redhead American dustbin trashcan American elk moose, wapiti American elm ulmus American emblem eagle American essayist Emerson American evangelist Graham, McPherson American ...

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