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blue gum

noun
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805
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British Dictionary definitions for blue-gum

blue gum

noun
1.
a tall fast-growing widely cultivated Australian myrtaceous tree, Eucalyptus globulus, having aromatic leaves containing a medicinal oil, bark that peels off in shreds, and hard timber. The juvenile leaves are bluish in colour
2.
any of several other eucalyptus trees
See also red gum (sense 1)
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