ghost gum


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ghost gum

n
(Plants) Austral a eucalyptus tree with white trunk and branches
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Noun1.ghost gum - small to medium-sized tree of Australia and Tasmania having smooth white to light-grey bark shedding in patches or strips
eucalypt, eucalyptus tree, eucalyptus - a tree of the genus Eucalyptus
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The colours of the bush dominate Pemberton's palette: grey greens of gum leaves, the soft blues of distant mountains, the whites and greys of ghost gum trunks and the bleached yellows of summer grass.
But David Malouf kept noticing, stopping, pointing: here was a ghost gum, here an angophora, there some primitive ferns, and look at that little yellow wattle.
Becker didn't race outside the stadium to bellow among the ghost gum trees in Flinders Park after winning, as he did when he captured the Australian championship the first time to become No.