Definition of Dwarf elm

1. Noun. Fast-growing shrubby Asian tree naturalized in United States for shelter or ornament.

Exact synonyms: Chinese Elm, Siberian Elm, Ulmus Pumila
Group relationships: Genus Ulmus, Ulmus
Generic synonyms: Elm, Elm Tree

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dwarf Elm

dwarf astilbe
dwarf banana
dwarf bilberry
dwarf birch
dwarf blueberry
dwarf buckeye
dwarf buffalo
dwarf cape gooseberry
dwarf chestnut
dwarf chinkapin oak
dwarf chinquapin oak
dwarf cornel
dwarf daisy
dwarf dandelion
dwarf elder
dwarf elm (current term)
dwarf flowering almond
dwarf galaxies
dwarf galaxy
dwarf golden chinkapin
dwarf gray willow
dwarf horsetail
dwarf horsetails
dwarf hulsea
dwarf iris
dwarf juniper
dwarf lycopod
dwarf maple
dwarf mountain pine
dwarf mulberry

Literary usage of Dwarf elm

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

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. ..."

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