an elm, Ulmus thomasii, of eastern North America, having deeply furrowed, grayish-brown bark.
the hard, heavy wood of this tree, used for making furniture and in the manufacture of various types of containers.
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Origin of rock elm
First recorded in 1820–30
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The margin of this river, on either side, was fringed with tall stately trees, called the Rock-Elm.Walter Harland|Harriet S. Caswell