Dutch elm disease
- noun a fungal disease of elm trees, spread by bark beetles.
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Dutch elm disease — ► NOUN ▪ a disease of elm trees, caused by a fungus and spread by bark beetles … English terms dictionary
Dutch elm disease — Dutch′ elm′ disease n. ppa a disease of elms characterized by wilting, yellowing, and falling of the leaves, caused by a fungus, Ceratostomella ulmi, transmitted by bark beetles • Etymology: 1920–25 … From formal English to slang
Dutch elm disease — ☆ Dutch elm disease n. [from its first appearance in the Netherlands] a virulent and widespread disease of elms caused by a fungus (Ceratocystis ulmi) that produces wilting and drying of the leaves and, ultimately, death of the tree … English World dictionary
Dutch elm disease — Branch death, or flagging, at multiple locations in the crown of a diseased elm Dutch elm disease (DED) is a disease caused by a member of the sac fungi category, affecting elm trees which is spread by the elm bark beetle. Although believed to be … Wikipedia
Dutch elm disease — noun disease of elms caused by a fungus • Hypernyms: ↑plant disease * * * noun [noncount] : a disease that kills elm trees and that is caused by a fungus * * * ˌDutch ˈelm disease f21 [Dutch elm disease] noun … Useful english dictionary
Dutch elm disease — a disease of elms characterized by wilting, yellowing, and falling of the leaves and caused by a fungus, Ceratostomella ulmi, transmitted by bark beetles. [1920 25] * * * Widespread disease that kills elms, caused by the fungus Ceratocystis ulmi … Universalium
Dutch elm disease — Das Ulmensterben ist eine durch Schlauchpilze der Gattung Ophiostoma (Ophiostoma novo ulmi/Ophiostoma ulmi syn. Ceratocystis ulmi) verursachte und durch Ulmensplintkäfer verbreitete Krankheit, welche die meisten europäischen Ulmen befällt, aber… … Deutsch Wikipedia
Dutch elm disease — Dutch elm dis.ease n [U] a disease that affects and kills ↑elm trees … Dictionary of contemporary English
Dutch elm disease — Dutch elm dis,ease noun uncount a serious disease that kills ELM trees … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
Dutch elm disease — noun A disease of elm trees caused by an Ascomycete fungus and spread by bark beetles … Wiktionary