from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of several trees in the genus Eucalyptus of Australia, especially E. globulus, a tall timber tree having smooth bark that peels off in strips and lance-shaped aromatic leaves.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In pathology, a blue coloration of the free edge of the gums, frequent in cases of lead-poisoning.
- noun The blue-gum tree.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A
gum treeof the species Eucalyptus globulus or any of a number of other species of Eucalyptusin Australia.
- noun Australia, Queensland A forest red gum.
- noun slang, offensive A person of
sub-SaharanAfrican origin, alluding to the blue coloring around their gumline
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun tall fast-growing timber tree with leaves containing a medicinal oil; young leaves are bluish
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