Definition of Red elm

1. Noun. Autumn-flowering elm of southeastern United States.

Exact synonyms: September Elm, Ulmus Serotina
Group relationships: Genus Ulmus, Ulmus
Generic synonyms: Elm, Elm Tree

2. Noun. North American elm having rough leaves that are red when opening; yields a hard wood.
Exact synonyms: Slippery Elm, Ulmus Rubra
Group relationships: Genus Ulmus, Ulmus
Generic synonyms: Elm, Elm Tree

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Red Elm

red degeneration
red devil
red diaper baby
red diesel
red dog
red dogs
red dogwood
red drop effect
red drum
red drums
red dwarf
red dwarf star
red dwarfs
red earth
red eft
red elm (current term)
red envelope
red face test
red false mallow
red fescue
red fescues
red fever
red fibres
red fire
red flag
red fox
red foxes
red giant
red giant star
red giants

Literary usage of Red elm

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The North American Sylva, Or, A Description of the Forest Trees, of the by François André Michaux, Augustus Lucas Hillhouse (1819)
"It bears the names of red elm, Slippery Elm and Moose Elm, of which the first is ... The red elm, though not rare, is less common than the Oaks, the Maples, ..."

2. Biennial Report by Kansas State Horticultural Society, British Soviet Friendship Society (1885)
"Orange, White Elm. For uplands, Black Locust, White Maple, Green Ash, Russian Mulberry, White Ash and Catalpa should be selected; for lowlands, red elm, ..."

3. A Treatise en Forest-trees: Containing Not Only the Best Methods of Their by William Boutcher (1778)
"The red elm from CANADA; 7. The SCOTS ELM in England, call'd the WITCH ELM ; 8. ... red elm ..."

4. The Forester's Manual: Or, The Forest Trees of Eastern North America by Ernest Thompson Seton (1912)
"Leaves 2 to 5 inches long. Flowers in early spring before leafing. Seeds ripe in May. Common in most parks. SLIPPERY ELM, MOOSE OR red elm. ..."

5. The Farmer's Encyclopædia, and Dictionary of Rural Affairs: Embracing All by Cuthbert William Johnson (1844)
"The American white elm differs essentially from the red elm and the European elm in its ri-. ... It bears the names of red elm, slippery elm, and moose elm, ..."

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