gumwood

[ guhm-wood ]
/ ˈgʌmˌwʊd /

noun

the wood of a gum tree, especially the wood of a eucalyptus or of the sweet gum.

QUIZZES

TAKE THIS QUIZ IF A DAZZLING VOCABULARY IS YOUR DESIDERATUM!

Have the Words of the Day from October 19–25, 2020, made an indelible mark on your memory? Take the quiz to find out!
Question 1 of 7
What does “clement” mean?

Origin of gumwood

First recorded in 1675–85; gum1 + wood1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for 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