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blue gum

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  1. eucalyptus.

Origin of blue gum

First recorded in 1795–1805
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blue gum

noun
  1. a tall fast-growing widely cultivated Australian myrtaceous tree, Eucalyptus globulus, having aromatic leaves containing a medicinal oil, bark that peels off in shreds, and hard timber. The juvenile leaves are bluish in colour
  2. any of several other eucalyptus trees
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