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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
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