Associations to the word «Elm»


ELM, noun. (countable) A tree of the genus Ulmus of the family Ulmaceae, large deciduous trees with alternate stipulate leaves and small apetalous flowers.
ELM, noun. (uncountable) (usually attributive) Wood from an elm tree.
ELM, symbol. (metrology) Symbol for the exalumen, an SI unit of luminous flux equal to 1018 lumens.
ELM BEETLE, noun. Any of various species of beetles (especially Galeruca calmariensis) which feed on the leaves of the elm.

Dictionary definition

ELM, noun. Any of various trees of the genus Ulmus: important timber or shade trees.
ELM, noun. Hard tough wood of an elm tree; used for e.g. implements and furniture.

Wise words

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Charles de Gaulle