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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Elm  \Elm\,  n.  [AS.  elm;  akin  to  D.  olm,  OHG.  elm,  G.  ulme,  Icel. 
  almr,  Dan.  &  Sw  alm,  L.  ulmus,  and  E.  alder.  Cf  {Old}.] 
  (Bot.) 
  A  tree  of  the  genus  {Ulmus},  of  several  species,  much  used  as 
  a  shade  tree,  particularly  in  America.  The  English  elm  is 
  {Ulmus  campestris};  the  common  American  or  white  elm  is  {U. 
  Americana};  the  slippery  or  red  elm,  {U.  fulva}. 
 
  {Elm  beetle}  (Zo["o]l.),  one  of  several  species  of  beetles 
  (esp.  {Galeruca  calmariensis}),  which  feed  on  the  leaves 
  of  the  elm. 
 
  {Elm  borer}  (Zo["o]l.),  one  of  several  species  of  beetles  of 
  which  the  larv[ae]  bore  into  the  wood  or  under  the  bark  of 
  the  elm  (esp.  {Saperda  tridentata}). 
 
  {Elm  butterfly}  (Zo["o]l.),  one  of  several  species  of 
  butterflies,  which  in  the  caterpillar  state,  feed  on  the 
  leaves  of  the  elm  (esp.  {Vanessa  antiopa}  and  {Grapta 
  comma}).  See  {Comma  butterfly},  under  {Comma}. 
 
  {Elm  moth}  (Zo["o]l.),  one  of  numerous  species  of  moths  of 
  which  the  larv[ae]  destroy  the  leaves  of  the  elm  (esp. 
  {Eugonia  subsignaria},  called  elm  spanworm). 
 
  {Elm  sawfly}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  large  sawfly  ({Cimbex  Americana}). 
  The  larva,  which  is  white  with  a  black  dorsal  stripe, 
  feeds  on  the  leaves  of  the  elm. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  elm 
  n  1:  any  of  various  trees  of  the  genus  Ulmus:  important  timber  or 
  shade  trees  [syn:  {elm  tree}] 
  2:  hard  tough  wood  of  an  elm  tree;  used  for  e.g.  implements  and 
  furniture  [syn:  {elmwood}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  elm 
 
    A  {full-screen}  {MUA}  for  {Unix},  {MS-DOS},  {MS 
  Windows},  and  {OS/2}. 
 
  {Usenet}  newsgroup:  {news:comp.mail.elm}. 
 
  {FAQ 
  (http://www.cis.ohio-state.edu/hypertext/faq/usenet/elm/FAQ/faq.html)}. 
 
  (1996-03-20) 
 
 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Elm 
  Hos.  4:13;  rendered  terebinth"  in  the  Revised  Version.  It  is 
  the  Pistacia  terebinthus  of  Linn.,  a  tree  common  in  Palestine, 
  long-lived,  and  therefore  often  employed  for  landmarks  and  in 
  designating  places  (Gen.  35:4;  Judg.  6:11,  19.  Rendered  oak"  in 
  both  A.V.  and  R.V.).  (See  TEIL  {TREE}.) 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  ELM 
  ELectronic  Mailer  (Unix) 
 
 




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