Meaning of ulmo in English:


Pronunciation /ˈʌlməʊ/

nounplural noun ulmos

  • A Chilean eucryphia tree which is sometimes cultivated as an ornamental.

    Eucryphia cordifolia, family Eucryphiaceae

    ‘It features exuberant vegetation of ulmos, olivillos and coigües, and sea species like salmons and trouts.’
    • ‘Where topography permits along mayor heights, shrubs of dwarf notro, tiny ulmos and tineos with very coriaceous leaves are found.’
    • ‘Under huge coihues and cypresses, ulmos of stunning white flowers grow.’
    • ‘The setting for this intense adventure is an Island on the Trancura River, where you will fly among centenary oaks, coihues, ulmos, cinammon trees and copihues.’
    • ‘The wood of the ulmo is heavy and durable, of excellent quality, and is therefore used in construction and construction and manufacturing of cross planks.’