wych elm

noun
variants: or

witch elm

less commonly

wych hazel

Definition of wych elm

  1. 1 :  a Eurasian elm (Ulmus glabra) that is common in England, Scotland, and Ireland and has shorter leafstalks but larger fruit than English elm

  2. 2 :  the wood of the wych elm

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Origin and Etymology of wych elm

wych from Middle English wyche — more at witch (tree)


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