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[guhm-woo d]
  1. the wood of a gum tree, especially the wood of a eucalyptus or of the sweet gum.
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Origin of gumwood

First recorded in 1675–85; gum1 + wood1
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Examples from the Web for gumwood

Historical Examples of gumwood

  • Quickly Tharn propped the torch of gumwood against a tree bole and dragged the two corpses into the brush.

    The Return of Tharn

    Howard Carleton Browne