planer tree

noun

pla·​ner tree ˈplā-nər- How to pronounce planer tree (audio)
: a deciduous tree (Planera aquatica) of the elm family growing chiefly in wet southeastern U.S. soils and having an oval ribbed nutlike drupe

Word History

Etymology

J. J. Planer †1789 German botanist

First Known Use

1819, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of planer tree was in 1819

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Cite this Entry

“Planer tree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/planer%20tree. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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