ul·​mus ˈəl-məs How to pronounce ulmus (audio)
: the dried inner bark of the slippery elm (Ulmus rubra synonym U. fulva) of North America used especially formerly as a demulcent and an emollient

Dictionary Entries Near ulmus

Cite this Entry

“Ulmus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ulmus. Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!