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zelkova

[ zel-kuh-vuh, zel-koh- ]
/ ˈzɛl kə və, zɛlˈkoʊ- /
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noun

any of several trees of the genus Zelkova, native to Asia, related to and resembling the elms.

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Origin of zelkova

<New Latin (1841) <Russian dzélʾkva, dzélʾkova, presumably < a language of Transcaucasia, where the tree is native
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