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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. any of various trees of the genera Eucalyptus or Liquidambar or Nyssa that are sources of gum;
[syn: gum tree, gum]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

gum tree \gum" tree`\ n. Any tree that exudes a gum, such as: (a) 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. (b) A tree of the genus Eucalyptus; a eucalypt. See Eucalpytus. (c) 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. (d) The sour gum tree. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

gum tree n 1: any of various trees of the genera Eucalyptus or Liquidambar or Nyssa that are sources of gum [syn: gum tree, gum]