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ulmo

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Pronunciation: /ˈʌlməʊ
 
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Definition of ulmo in English:

noun (plural ulmos)

A Chilean eucryphia tree which is sometimes cultivated as an ornamental.
  • Eucryphia cordifolia, family Eucryphiaceae
Example sentences
  • It features exuberant vegetation of ulmos, olivillos and coigües, and sea species like salmons and trouts.
  • Where topography permits along mayor heights, shrubs of dwarf notro, tiny ulmos and tineos with very coriaceous leaves are found.
  • Under huge coihues and cypresses, ulmos of stunning white flowers grow.

Origin

Spanish.

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