Definitions

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  • noun a dicot family of the order Urticales including: genera Ulmus, Celtis, Planera, Trema

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Examples

  • On the right bank of the river grew magnificent specimens of the ulmaceae tribe, the precious elm, so valuable to builders, and which withstands well the action of water.

    The Mysterious Island

  • On the right bank of the river grew magnificent specimens of the ulmaceae tribe, the precious elm, so valuable to builders, and which withstands well the action of water.

    The Mysterious Island

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