camperdown elm


camperdown elm
\\ˈkampə(r)ˌdau̇n-\ noun
Usage: usually capitalized C
Etymology: probably from Camperdown, seat of the earls of Camperdown, Dundee, Scotland
: an elm (Ulmus glabra camperdownii) derived from the wych elm and having long drooping branches

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  • Ulmus glabra 'Camperdownii' — Infobox Cultivar | name = Ulmus glabra image caption = Camperdown Elm, Prospect Park (Brooklyn) Prospect Park, Brooklyn, New York City. cultivar = Camperdownii origin = Camperdown Park, Dundee, ScotlandThe Camperdown Elm Ulmus glabra Camperdownii …   Wikipedia

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