winged elm

noun

Definition of winged elm

: an elm (Ulmus alata) of the U.S. having twigs with prominent corky projections

called also wahoo

Examples of winged elm in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sweetgum, winged elm and post oak trees were ranked at the top of the list. Morgan Greene, chicagotribune.com, 20 Apr. 2021 Some trees with reasonable fall color include the bald cypress, crape myrtle, dogwood, persimmon, redbud, red maple, river birch Shumard oak, sweetgum, sycamore and winged elm. Tom Maccubbin, orlandosentinel.com, 26 Oct. 2019 Some selections still standing after major storms within the 20 to 35 foot range include crape myrtles, hollies, red bud, sand live oaks, tree ligustrums and winged elms. Tom Maccubbin, orlandosentinel.com, 4 Sep. 2019 Some selections still standing after major storm within the 20 to 35 foot range include crape myrtles, hollies, red bud, sand live oaks, tree ligustrums and winged elms. Tom Maccubbin, OrlandoSentinel.com, 7 Sep. 2017 My durable tree list includes live oaks, sweet gums, crape myrtles, magnolias, sycamores, ligustrums, winged elms, bald cypress and most palms. Tom Maccubbin, OrlandoSentinel.com, 22 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of winged elm

1820, in the meaning defined above

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“Winged elm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/winged%20elm. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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