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winged elm

Syllabification: winged elm

Definition of winged elm in English:

noun

A North American elm that has extremely short leafstalks and flat corky projections on its branchlets.
  • Ulmus alata, family Ulmaceae
Example sentences
  • Loblolly pine, winged elm, blackgum, southern red oak, and shortleaf pine individually contributed more than 5% of the total stems.
  • Willow oak, with its narrow toothless leaves, and winged elm also grow here.

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