rock elm

noun

1
a
: a tall widely distributed elm (Ulmus thomasii) of eastern North America that has broadly obovate leaves narrowing abruptly to a point, grayish deeply fissured bark, and light brown wood
b
: the strong tough durable springy wood of the rock elm
2
3
: american elm

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“Rock elm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rock%20elm. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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