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Dutch elm disease

noun

Simple Definition of Dutch elm disease

  • : a disease that kills elm trees and that is caused by a fungus

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Dutch elm disease

  1. :  a disease of elms caused by an ascomycetous fungus (Ceratocystis ulmi) and characterized by yellowing of the foliage, defoliation, and death

1927

First Known Use of dutch elm disease

1927

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