Definition of European elm

1. Noun. Broad spreading rough-leaved elm common throughout Europe and planted elsewhere.

Exact synonyms: English Elm, Ulmus Procera
Group relationships: Genus Ulmus, Ulmus
Generic synonyms: Elm, Elm Tree

Lexicographical Neighbors of European Elm

European cranberry
European cranberry bush
European cranberrybush
European creeper
European cuckoo
European curlew
European dewberry
European dogtooth
European dragon
European dragons
European eel
European eels
European elder
European elk
European elm (current term)
European field elm
European fire salamander
European flatfish
European fly honeysuckle
European gallinule
European garden spider
European garden spiders
European goatsucker
European hackberry
European hake
European hare
European hares
European honeysuckle
European hop

Literary usage of European elm

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1876)
"It would, from these examples, seem that the European elm not only grows rapidly in the eastern part of the State, but promises to attain its largest, ..."

2. The Materials of Engineering by Robert Henry Thurston (1884)
"... for pumps, water-ways, the keels of ships, planking, and for flumes and water conduits. It is used also by wheelwrights. THE European elm (Ulmus ..."

3. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1888)
"... but like that of U. Americana not equal to the wood of the European elm. ... the European elm, irrespective of multiplication from cuttings or seeds. ..."

4. Shade-trees in Towns and Cities: Their Selection, Planting, and Care as by William Solotaroff (1911)
"European elm (Ulmus campestris Linn.).—The European elm is sometimes used as ... The European elm is greedily attacked by the elm-leaf beetle, ..."

5. A Treatise on Non-metallic Materials of Engineering: Stone, Timber, Fuel by Robert H. Thurston (1903)
"THE European elm (Ulmus campestris and several other species) is said to be even harder and more durable than the American, and is applied to similar uses. ..."

6. Transactions of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society.: Horticultural Hall by Massachusetts Horticultural Society, W.D. Ticknor & Co, James Englebert Teschemacher (1879)
"Among such are the White Willow and the European elm. Both of these trees ... The European elm proves, for city streets, superior to the American species, ..."

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