planer tree

noun
pla·​ner tree | \ˈplā-nər- \

Definition of planer tree 

: a deciduous tree (Planera aquatica) of the elm family growing chiefly in wet southeastern U.S. soils and having an oval ribbed nutlike drupe

First Known Use of planer tree

1819, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for planer tree

J. J. Planer †1789 German botanist

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