a disease of elms characterized by wilting, yellowing, and falling of the leaves and caused by a fungus, Ceratostomella ulmi, transmitted by bark beetles.
a disease of elm trees caused by the fungus Ceratocystis ulmi and characterized by withering of the foliage and stems and eventual death of the parts of the tree above ground
Dutch elm disease
A disease of elm trees caused by the fungus Ceratocystis ulmi, spread by the European elm bark beetle Scolytus multistriatus and by the contact of the roots of healthy elms with those of infected trees. It produces brown streaks in the wood and results in the eventual death of the tree. No cure has been discovered, but prevention methods include the injection of insecticide into healthy trees and the destruction of all elms in infected areas.
[duhch] /dʌtʃ/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of the natives or inhabitants of the Netherlands or their country or language. 2. pertaining to or designating the style of painting and subject matter developed in the Netherlands during the 17th century, chiefly characterized by the use of chiaroscuro, muted tones, naturalistic colors or forms, […]
noun, Sometimes Offensive. 1. an alloy of copper and zinc in the form of thin sheets, used as an imitation of gold leaf. noun 1. another name for Dutch metal
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- Dutch guinea pig
noun 1. a breed of two-tone short-haired guinea pig