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The wood of a gum tree, especially of a sweet gum.



the wood of a gum tree, esp. of a eucalyptus or of the sweet gum.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gumwood - wood or lumber from any of various gum trees especially the sweet gum
hazelwood, satin walnut, sweet gum, red gum - reddish-brown wood and lumber from heartwood of the sweet gum tree used to make furniture
gum tree, gum - any of various trees of the genera Eucalyptus or Liquidambar or Nyssa that are sources of gum
wood - the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
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Large masses of Java teak and Yellow wood have also been found, besides immense trees of red and white cedar, and the blue gumwood of New Holland, in a perfectly sound condition.
Once I decided to give the treatment to a tiny little Winchester Model 58, a Depression-era single-shot with a gumwood stock and fixed open sights.
Saturday in the Gumwood Room at the Erb Memorial Union, 1222 E.
The 75,000-square-foot, two-story office building features an open staircase; a bright lobby; a two-story-tall water feature; elevator lobby, reception, and conference breakout areas clad in 500-year-old gumwood salvaged from the Tennessee River; as well as a 40-percent reduction in water use and energy use to be less than half that of a typical office.
Darrell McGarvey: Our floor coverings are a continuation of the carpet in the hallway, except the major portion is the original gumwood floors installed in 1931.