(metrology) Symbol for the exalumen, an SI unit of luminous flux equal to 1018lumens.
Origin of elm
Middle English from Old English
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Old English elm, from Proto-Germanic*elmaz (compare dialectal Low German Elm, dialectal German Ilm, Swedish alm), from Proto-Indo-European*h₁élem 'mountain elm' (compare Irish leamh, Latin ulmus, Albanian ulzë (“maple”)).
Elm Sentence Examples
There, under the shadow of the elm trees which Bacon had planted, Pepys and his wife constantly walked.
The elm is also scarce.
The oak, elm, hazel, ash, apple, lime and maple disappear to the east of the Urals, but reappear in new varieties on the eastern slope of the border-ridge of the great plateau.
The chief trees of the country are the aspen (Populus tremuloides), the ash-leaved maple (Negundo aceroides), oak (Quercus alba), elm (Ulmus Americana), and many varieties of willow.
In the rest of Italy the elm and the maple are the trees mainly employed as supports.