rock elm: Meaning and Definition of

rock' elm"

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  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.
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