blue gum


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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

or

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
References in classic literature ?
Dis I saw pefore I know him three months, und Bertran he haf saw the same; and Bimi, der orang-outang, baf understood us both, mit his cigar between his big-dog teeth und der blue gum.
"By the Blue Gums of the Back Blocks," snorted the troop-horse, "do you mean to say that you aren't taught to be bridle-wise in your business?
'Among the rivers drying up is Kuja, pointing to the pernicious effects of the blue gum trees,' the governor said
The body was moved to Kitale Referral Hospital Mortuary.The incident come after a similar one in neighbouring Chereng'any constituency where a woman stabbed her husband to death over proceeds of sale of a blue gum tree.
This sandy slope has been burnt many times since grazing began on the island in 1846, reducing the dominant Tasmanian Blue Gum Eucalyptus globulus subsp.
Aaron Henderson and Darren Blake wafted smoke from a bucket of burning Paper Bark and Blue Gum leaves towards him, while songman Fred Bulanyu Leone called out to their ancestors and tapped out a rhythm with a pair of bar gan - "killer boomerangs" - traditionally used for hunting.
The blue gum chalcid, Leptocybe invasa Fisher & La Salle (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) is a gall wasp and important pest of Eucalyptus spp.
If you haven't been there, picture expansive grasslands and woods full of blue gum and eucalyptus trees.
Re: Management of blue gum eucalyptus in California by Kristina Wolf and Joseph DiTomaso (vol.
The present study was intended to evaluate the antibacterial potential of EOs from Trachyspermum ammi (Ajowan) Eugenia caryophyllata (Clove) Eucalyptus globulus (Blue gum) and Citrus sinensis (Orange) against contact lens associated isolates.
May Queen was built at Franklin by William Thorpe in 1867, using locally grown blue gum for the keel, frames and much of the planking.