white gum

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noun

any of various Australian eucalyptuses having a whitish bark.

Nearby words

  1. white ginger,
  2. white globe lily,
  3. white gold,
  4. white goods,
  5. white guilt,
  6. white hake,
  7. white hat,
  8. white heat,
  9. white hole,
  10. white hope

Origin of white gum

An Americanism dating back to 1735–45

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British Dictionary definitions for white gum

white gum

noun

any of various Australian eucalyptus trees with whitish bark
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