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blue gum

n.
Any of several trees in the genus Eucalyptus of Australia, especially E. globulus, a tall timber tree having smooth bark that peels off in strips and lance-shaped aromatic leaves.

blue gum

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bluegum

n
1. (Plants) a tall fast-growing widely cultivated Australian myrtaceous tree, Eucalyptus globulus, having aromatic leaves containing a medicinal oil, bark that peels off in shreds, and hard timber. The juvenile leaves are bluish in colour
2. (Plants) any of several other eucalyptus trees

blue′ gum`


n.
a large, extensively planted eucalyptus, Eucalyptus globulus.
[1795–1805]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blue gum - tall fast-growing timber tree with leaves containing a medicinal oilblue gum - tall fast-growing timber tree with leaves containing a medicinal oil; young leaves are bluish
eucalypt, eucalyptus tree, eucalyptus - a tree of the genus Eucalyptus
Translations

blue gum

n (Bot) → blu gum m inv della Tasmania
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Steinbauer MJ (2001) Specific leaf weight as an indicator of juvenile leaf toughness in Tasmanian bluegum (Eucalyptus globulus ssp.
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Sydney, Australia, July 14, 2010 - (ABN Newswire) - Agribusiness Elders Limited (ASX:ELD) said negotiations for the calendar year 2010 benchmark price for Australian plantation grown Tasmanian bluegum woodchip for export to Japan have concluded with agreement that existing prices be maintained.
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