Camperdown elm

noun
Cam·​per·​down elm | \ ˈkampə(r)ˌdau̇n- \

Definition of Camperdown elm

: an elm (Ulmus glabra camperdownii) derived from the wych elm and having long drooping branches

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History and Etymology for Camperdown elm

probably from Camperdown, seat of the earls of Camperdown, Dundee, Scotland

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“Camperdown elm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Camperdown%20elm. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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