Definition of Dwarf elm
1. Noun. Fast-growing shrubby Asian tree naturalized in United States for shelter or ornament.
Group relationships: Genus Ulmus, Ulmus
Generic synonyms: Elm, Elm Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dwarf Elm
Literary usage of Dwarf elm
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1. Our Trees, how to Know Them by Clarence Moores Weed (1918)
"... the dwarf elm (variety nana); the Tricuspid Elm, with three-lobed leaves (variety tricus- pis). Several varieties vary in the shape or color of the ..."
2. Hortus Kewensis: Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1789)
"dwarf elm. Nat. of Siberia. Introd. 1771, by Monf. Richard. //. HEUCHERA. Gen. pl.. Petala 5. Capf. ..."
3. A Hand-book; Or, Concise Dictionary of Terms Used in the Arts and Sciences. by Walter Hamilton, M.R.A.S. Walter Hamilton (1825)
"The dwarf elm. ULNA (Lat.) The Elbow-bone. In Anatomy, one of the bones of the fore arm. ULNA. In Mensuration, an ell. ULVA LACTUCA. ..."