rock elm

rock elm

noun
1.
an elm, Ulmus thomasii, of eastern North America, having deeply furrowed, grayish-brown bark.
2.
the hard, heavy wood of this tree, used for making furniture and in the manufacture of various types of containers.

Origin:
1820–30

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rock elm

noun
1. tall widely distributed elm of eastern North America 
2. large ornamental tree with graceful gradually spreading branches common in eastern North America [syn: American elm
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