Definition of elm noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//elm//
    ; NAmE NAmE//elm//
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  1. 1 [countable, uncountable] (also elm tree) a tall tree with broad leaves a line of stately elms The avenue was planted with elm.
  2. 2 [uncountable] the hard wood of the elm tree
  3. Word OriginOld English, of Germanic origin; related to German dialect Ilm, and Swedish and Norwegian alm.
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