from The Century Dictionary.
- noun See
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The black gum (
Nyssa multiflora), one of the largest trees of the Southern States, bearing a small blue fruit, the favorite food of the opossum. Most of the large trees become hollow.
- noun A tree of the genus Eucalyptus; a eucalypt. See
- noun The sweet gum tree of the United States (
Liquidambar styraciflua), a large and beautiful tree with pointedly lobed leaves and woody burlike fruit. It exudes an aromatic terebinthine juice.
- noun The sour gum tree.
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- noun A
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- noun any of various trees of the genera Eucalyptus or Liquidambar or Nyssa that are sources of gum
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