Definitions

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  • noun The American sweetgum, Liquidambar styraciflua.

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Examples

  • "redgum" has elbow room, it expands in all variety of form, attaining in favouring circumstances vast dimensions, as in one example met with in the Dandenong Ranges, which measured 480 feet in height.

    Personal Recollections of Early Melbourne and Victoria

  • Now if I could just get my SO to do the same ... redgum paintbox

    Use A Leftovers Log To Safeguard Your Stomach | Lifehacker Australia

  • There was a redgum marri outside the window and the huge honkey nuts would bounce with shocking clangs on to the iron.

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  • Wayne "Swisha" Bell has played in 10 of the 12 battles for the trophy - "a big lump of redgum that it takes two blokes to lift" - and has been busy pulling together a team for Sunday so he doesn't have to make it 11.

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  • "...they engaged in a close conversation on the subject of chickenpox... the necessity for passing through such things at an early age, together with considerations on the croup, measles, thrush, and redgum..."

    --Patrick O'Brian, The Reverse of the Medal, 31

    February 24, 2008