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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Chiefly Southern U.S. A beehive located in a hollow tree or log.
  • n. Chiefly Southern U.S. Any beehive.

Etymologies

bee1 + gum, a hollowed-out log (from gum1).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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