Dutch elm disease

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Etymology[edit]

Named after the country in which the disease was first identified. (It is not specific to Dutch elms.)

Noun[edit]

Dutch elm disease (uncountable)

  1. (phytopathology) A disease of elm trees caused by ascomycete fungi in the genus Ophiostoma and spread by bark beetles.

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