a chrysomelid beetle, Galerucella luteola, of eastern North America, that feeds on the foliage of elm.
of St. Elmo’s Fire (for which see saint (n.)); probably from Greek elene “torch,” via an apocryphal saint.
[el-mont] /ˈɛl mɒnt/ noun 1. a town on W Long Island, in SE New York.
[el mon-tee] /ɛl ˈmɒn ti/ noun 1. a city in SW California, near Los Angeles.
[elm-woo d] /ˈɛlmˌwʊd/ noun 1. a city in NE Illinois. 2. a city in NE New Jersey.