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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.
Symptoms include bleeding and red gums, bad breath, recession of the gums, mobility of your teeth, and a bad taste in your mouth.
The good news is water bought back by Commonwealth and state governments is making a difference to the health of red gums, wetlands, fish, birds and other wildlife across the basin.
River regulation and a changing climate reduced the lakes' natural flooding patterns; rare and threatened species were under pressure to survive, cultural sites were exposed and ancient river red gums were dying.
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.
Look out for early warning signs; excessive panting and drooling, a rapid heart rate, bright red tongue, very red gums or dizziness.
Heavy panting Excessive salivation Inability to get up if they lie down Very red gums Vomiting Rapid pulse WHAT TO DO Cool the animal down gradually by pouring cool (NOT cold) water on it Use any shaded area Allow the animal to drink small amounts of water Once you feel the dog is comfortable, ring the vet Always have water in your car
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.
It also contains guidance for health professionals who treat patients with diabetes and those at risk for the disease, in addition to providing recommendations on periodontal care that encourage health professionals to conduct annual inquiries for symptoms of periodontal disease, such as swollen or red gums or bleeding during tooth brushing, and to educate their patients with diabetes about the implications of the condition on oral health, particularly periodontal health.
There's a giant gate past Tumgaon that looks like the open jaws of a spotted lion complete with deadly white teeth and blood red gums, which seems an appropriate entry to Barnawapara.
Also, monitor their temperature by watching for excessive panting, rapid or frantic breathing, elevated heart rate, and bright red gums, Make sure there is access to clean, cool water, Vomiting or abundant salivation are serious signs of overheating and your pet should be taken to the vet immediately.