blue gum

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noun


Nearby words

  1. blue goose,
  2. blue grama,
  3. blue grosbeak,
  4. blue ground,
  5. blue grouse,
  6. blue heaven,
  7. blue heeler,
  8. blue heron,
  9. blue huckleberry,
  10. blue ice

Origin of blue gum

First recorded in 1795–1805

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British Dictionary definitions for blue gum

blue gum

noun

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
any of several other eucalyptus trees

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