Definition of Elm tree
1. Noun. Any of various trees of the genus Ulmus: important timber or shade trees.
Group relationships: Genus Ulmus, Ulmus
Terms within: Elm, Elmwood
Specialized synonyms: Ulmus Alata, Wing Elm, Winged Elm, American Elm, Rock Elm, Ulmus Americana, Water Elm, White Elm, European Field Elm, Smooth-leaved Elm, Ulmus Carpinifolia, Cedar Elm, Ulmus Crassifolia, Ulmus Glabra, Witch Elm, Wych Elm, Dutch Elm, Ulmus Hollandica, Huntingdon Elm, Ulmus Hollandica Vegetata, Ulmus Laevis, Water Elm, Chinese Elm, Ulmus Parvifolia, English Elm, European Elm, Ulmus Procera, Chinese Elm, Dwarf Elm, Siberian Elm, Ulmus Pumila, Red Elm, Slippery Elm, Ulmus Rubra, Guernsey Elm, Jersey Elm, Ulmus Campestris Sarniensis, Ulmus Campestris Wheatleyi, Ulmus Sarniensis, Wheately Elm, Red Elm, September Elm, Ulmus Serotina, Rock Elm, Ulmus Thomasii
Generic synonyms: Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Elm Tree
elm tree (current term)
Literary usage of Elm tree
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"CORNISH ELM. Tree, with short ascending branches forming a dense, narrow pyramid: ... CEDAR ELM. Tree, attaining 80 ft., with spreading limbs and slender, ..."
2. The Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut [1636-1776] by Connecticut, Connecticut General Assembly, Connecticut Council, James Hammond Trumbull, Connecticut Council of Safety, Charles Jeremy Hoadly (1885)
"... 194 rods to a large elm tree standing on the land of John Clemens junr, thence north 20| degrees east 360 rods to a heap of stones near Amos ..."
3. The Works of George Fox by George Fox (1831)
"shall be eaten, as an elm tree, or as an oak, whose substance is in them, when they cast their leaves; so the holy seed shall be the substance thereof. ..."