red gum

noun Date: 1788 1. a. any of several Australian eucalyptus trees including one (Eucalyptus camaldulensis) naturalized especially in California b. the reddish-brown gum of a eucalyptus 2. sweet gum

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  • Red Gum — may refer to any of a number of species of Eucalyptus or the closely related Corymbia , including* Corymbia calophylla Red Gum or Marri, native to Western Australia * Eucalyptus bancroftii Red Gum, Bancrofts Red Gum, Forest Red Gum or Tumbledown… …   Wikipedia

  • Red gum — Red Red, a. [Compar. {Redder} ( d?r); superl. {Reddest}.] [OE. red, reed, AS. re[ a]d, re[ o]d; akin to OS. r[=o]d, OFries. r[=a]d, D. rood, G. roht, rot, OHG. r[=o]t, Dan. & Sw. r[ o]d, Icel. rau[eth]r, rj[=o][eth]r, Goth. r[ a]uds, W. rhudd,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • red gum — /ˈrɛd gʌm/ (say red gum) noun 1. any tree of a group of species of the genus Eucalyptus with characteristic hard red timber as E. tereticornis, forest red gum of eastern Australia. 2. a flowering gum of western Australia, E. calophylla. 3. the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Red-gum — ( g?m ), n. [OE. reed gounde; AS. re[ a]d red + gund matter, pus.] 1. (Med.) An eruption of red pimples upon the face, neck, and arms, in early infancy; tooth rash; strophulus. Good. [1913 Webster] 2. A name of rust on grain. See {Rust}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • red gum — red′ gum′ n. 1) pln any of several eucalyptus trees, esp. Eucalyptus camaldulensis, having a smooth, gray bark 2) pln sweet gum 1), sweet gum 2) …   From formal English to slang

  • red gum — n. 1. a) any of several Australian eucalyptus trees b) the wood of any of these trees ☆ 2. SWEET GUM (senses 1 & 2) …   English World dictionary

  • red gum — noun 1. a North American tree of the genus Liquidambar having prickly spherical fruit clusters and fragrant sap • Syn: ↑sweet gum, ↑sweet gum tree, ↑bilsted, ↑American sweet gum, ↑Liquidambar styraciflua • Hypernyms: ↑liquidambar …   Useful english dictionary

  • red gum — rausvasis eukaliptas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Mirtinių šeimos medingas, dekoratyvinis, medieninis augalas (Eucalyptus camaldulensis), paplitęs Australijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Eucalyptus camaldulensis angl. Murray red gum; red gum;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • red gum — noun an Australian gum tree with smooth bark and hard dark red wood. [Eucalyptus camaldulensis and other species.] ↘astringent reddish kino gum obtained from some red gum trees …   English new terms dictionary

  • red-gum — dervingoji giburcija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Cezalpinijinių šeimos medieninis augalas (Guibourtia copallifera), paplitęs Afrikoje. Iš jo gaunama derva. atitikmenys: lot. Guibourtia copallifera angl. gum copal; yellow gum; red gum;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • red-gum — tikrasis dervamedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Altingijinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Liquidambar styraciflua), paplitęs Šiaurės ir Pietų Amerikoje. Iš jo gaunami eterinis aliejus ir derva. atitikmenys: lot. Liquidambar… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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