water elm

noun

Definition of water elm

  1. :  any of several trees of the family Ulmaceae that prefer or thrive in a moist environment: such as a :  american elm b :  winged elm c :  cedar elm d :  planer tree e :  a common Eurasian elm (Ulmus laevis) that closely resembles American elm f :  a tall spreading Japanese tree (Zelkova serrata) sometimes cultivated as an ornamental

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