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gum tree

n.
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gum′ tree`


n.
any tree that exudes gum, as a eucalyptus, the sour gum, or the sweet gum.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gum tree - any of various trees of the genera Eucalyptus or Liquidambar or Nyssa that are sources of gumgum tree - any of various trees of the genera Eucalyptus or Liquidambar or Nyssa that are sources of gum
liquidambar - any tree of the genus Liquidambar
gumwood, gum - wood or lumber from any of various gum trees especially the sweet gum
eucalypt, eucalyptus tree, eucalyptus - a tree of the genus Eucalyptus
tupelo tree, tupelo - any of several gum trees of swampy areas of North America
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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'Among the rivers drying up is Kuja, pointing to the pernicious effects of the blue gum trees,' the governor said
About the plant species which are planted at Charhi Chandan forest, he said about 35 percent are Eucalyptus, 40 percent Palosa (Aesias Modesta), 20 percent Sheesham and remaining are Bair (jojoba), Kanair (Mexican Oleander), Kiker (Arabic Gum trees).
Of course, for this international issue the world community is held responsible to sustain the environment and increase the Gum trees.
Lopez shares one walking through a park in Sydney, Australia: 'The most fragmentary of breezes occasionally unsettled the leaves of gum trees. The delicacy of the weather reinforced a feeling I had in that moment of unfocused exuberance, a faith that no matter what people had to face in the world that is coming for us, they would fare well.
Of course for this international issue the world community is held responsible to sustain the environment and increase the Gum trees.
with a dusting of snow, sweet gum trees in red, and the flag makes this a favorite of mine," he said.
* Koalas survive on a diet of leaves from certain eucalyptus and gum trees. The leaves provide so little energy, koalas sleep 20 hours a day!
The last section of the book is one of hope and details the importance of the River Red Gum trees to people; it includes various quotes to demonstrate the intensity of feeling people have for this iconic species.
Naturalized blue gum trees in Tilden Regional Park, Contra Costa County.
Koalas By Kindergarden Green Koalas live [in] Australia [in] special gum trees. Baby koalas [are] called joeys [and] they grow [in] their mother's pouch.
"Because koalas are so slow-moving and they live in highly flammable gum trees they are particularly vulnerable," says Josey.
Students in Richard Howarth's AP environmental science class and Anna Dahlberg's Life Skills class spent the early part of the morning digging holes; after a speaking segment featuring local dignitaries and two students, the planting of Bald Cypress and Black Gum trees began on three parking lot islands.