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red gum 1

n.
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

red gum

n
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

red′ gum′


n.
1. any of several eucalyptus trees, esp. Eucalyptuscamaldulensis, having a smooth, gray bark.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.red gum - reddish-brown dried gummy exudation from any of several trees of the genus Eucalyptus especially Eucalyptus camaldulensisred 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
eucalypt, eucalyptus tree, eucalyptus - a tree of the genus Eucalyptus
3.red gum - red gum tree of Tasmania
eucalypt, eucalyptus tree, eucalyptus - a tree of the genus Eucalyptus
4.red gum - reddish-brown wood and lumber from heartwood of the sweet gum tree used to make furniturered gum - reddish-brown wood and lumber from heartwood of the sweet gum tree used to make furniture
gumwood, gum - wood or lumber from any of various gum trees especially the sweet gum
5.red gum - a North American tree of the genus Liquidambar having prickly spherical fruit clusters and fragrant sapred gum - a North American tree of the genus Liquidambar having prickly spherical fruit clusters and fragrant sap
liquidambar - any tree of the genus Liquidambar
liquidambar, sweet gum - aromatic exudate from the sweet gum tree
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Donavan was sent for; and luckily he happened to just come in from Harley Street, so he stepped over directly, and as soon as ever he saw the child, be said just as we did, that it was nothing in the world but the red gum, and then Charlotte was easy.
Signs of gum disease include swollen, red gums, gums that bleed easily, and bad breath.
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If you think your pet could be suffering heatstroke look out for: n Heavy panting n Excessive salivation n Inability to get up if they lie down n Very red gums n Vomiting n Rapid pulse If you think your pet has heatstroke cool the animal down gradually by pouring cool water on it (NOT cold), allow the animal to drink small amounts of water.
Bleeding and puffy red gums are two key early symptoms of gum disease; regular visits to the dentist, brushing twice a day and flossing are all vital for keeping the condition at bay, along with quitting smoking if you smoke.
Symptoms include increase thirst, intense hunger, fatigue, unusual weight loss, frequent urination, blurred vision, and swollen or red gums. Depending on type and severity, diabetes is controlled by diet, weight loss, exercise, lifestyle change, medication, and injected or inhaled insulin.
Symptoms include bleeding and red gums, bad breath, recession of the gums, mobility of your teeth, and a bad taste in your mouth.
Ian Singleton, assistant coroner for Wiltshire and Swindon, told the hearing that a post mortem found the animal had worn-down teeth, swollen and red gums and peritonitis in several teeth.
The history of skin blistering, photosensitivity, passage of reddish urine, brownish red gums, presence of anemia, and porphyrins in the blood, urine and feces in this one year old child clinches the diagnosis of congenital erythropoietic porphyria.
River Red Gums are favoured by the eastern Regent Parrot which lays its eggs in hollow branches or holes in large old or dead trees near water.