Definition of winged elm in US English:

winged elm


  • A North American elm that has extremely short leafstalks and flat corky projections on its branchlets.

    Ulmus alata, family Ulmaceae

    • ‘Loblolly pine, winged elm, blackgum, southern red oak, and shortleaf pine individually contributed more than 5% of the total stems.’
    • ‘Willow oak, with its narrow toothless leaves, and winged elm also grow here.’