1. [ noun ] reddish-brown wood and lumber from heartwood of the sweet gum tree used to make furniture
Synonyms: satin_walnut hazelwood sweet_gum
Related terms: gumwood
2. [ noun ] (botany) red gum tree of Tasmania
Synonyms: peppermint_gum Eucalyptus_amygdalina peppermint
Related terms: eucalyptus
3. [ noun ] (botany) very large red gum tree
Synonyms: Eucalyptus_calophylla marri
Related terms: eucalyptus
4. [ noun ] reddish-brown dried gummy exudation from any of several trees of the genus Eucalyptus especially Eucalyptus camaldulensis
Synonyms: eucalyptus_kino eucalyptus_gum
Related terms: gum river_red_gum
5. [ noun ] (botany) a North American tree of the genus Liquidambar having prickly spherical fruit clusters and fragrant sap
Synonyms: sweet_gum_tree bilsted American_sweet_gum Liquidambar_styraciflua sweet_gum
Related terms: liquidambar genus_Liquidambar sweet_gum
Similar spelling:   red_ginger