a block of gummy, easily crumbled rubber used to erase smudges, pencil marks, and the like especially from artwork.
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Gummy bears were born in the 1920s by Hans Riegel in Bonn, Germany who founded Haribo and found success with his Gummibär, literally "gum bear" in German.
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