Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A disease of elm trees caused by the fungus Ceratocystis ulmi, characterized by brown streaks in the wood and resulting in eventual death of the trees.

Etymologies

From having been discovered in the Netherlands.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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