wych elm

[ wich ]
/ wɪtʃ /
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noun

an elm, Ulmus glabra, of northern and western Europe, having large, coarse leaves.

Nearby words

  1. wyatt,
  2. wyatt, james,
  3. wyatt, sir thomas,
  4. wyburn-mason syndrome,
  5. wych,
  6. wych-,
  7. wych-elm,
  8. wych-hazel,
  9. wycherley,
  10. wycherley, william

Origin of wych elm

1620–30; wych wych elm, Middle English wyche, Old English wice

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British Dictionary definitions for wych-elm

wych-elm

witch-elm

/ (ˈwɪtʃˌɛlm) /

noun

Eurasian elm tree, Ulmus glabra, having a rounded shape, longish pointed leaves, clusters of small flowers, and winged fruits
the wood of this tree

Word Origin for wych-elm

C17: from Old English wice wych-elm

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