[ guhm-woo d ]
/ ˈgʌmˌwʊd /


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

Origin of gumwood

First recorded in 1675–85; gum1 + wood1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples 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