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wych-elm

Overview

Define the meaning of the English word wych-elm below. Wych-elm is a noun. Also define these 3 related words and terms: elm, Europe, and Scots elm.

English

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Etymology

From Old English wiche (a kind of elm), wice (a kind of tree). Compare wicker.

Noun

wych-elm (plural wych-elms)

  1. An elm (Ulmus glabra, syn. Ulmus montana) found in northern and western Europe; Scots elm.
    • Scots Elm definition
      Synonym of wych-elm

Translations

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for wych-elm in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)