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

From having been discovered in the Netherlands.

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