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red gum 1
Any of several eucalpytus trees, especially the widely planted species Eucalyptus camaldulensis, having smooth bark that peels off in strips, reddish wood, and lance-shaped, aromatic leaves.
red gum 2
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1. (Plants) any of several Australian myrtaceous trees of the genus Eucalyptus, esp E. camaldulensis, which has reddish wood. See also blue gum
2. (Forestry) the hard red wood from this tree, used for making railway sleepers, posts, etc
3. (Plants) another name for sweet gum
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. any of several eucalyptus trees, esp. Eucalyptuscamaldulensis, having a smooth, gray bark.
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|Noun||1.||red gum - reddish-brown dried gummy exudation from any of several trees of the genus Eucalyptus especially Eucalyptus camaldulensis|
Eucalyptus camaldulensis, Eucalyptus rostrata, river gum, river red gum - somewhat crooked red gum tree growing chiefly along rivers; has durable reddish lumber used in heavy construction
gum - any of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants; they are gelatinous when moist but harden on drying
|2.||red gum - very large red gum tree|
|3.||red gum - red gum tree of Tasmania|
|4.||red gum - reddish-brown wood and lumber from heartwood of the sweet gum tree used to make furniture|
|5.||red gum - a North American tree of the genus Liquidambar having prickly spherical fruit clusters and fragrant sap|
liquidambar - any tree of the genus Liquidambar
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