gum drop


a small candy made of gum arabic, gelatin, or the like, sweetened and flavored.

1855–60, Americanism; gum1 + drop Unabridged
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gumdrop (ˈɡʌmˌdrɒp)
Also called (esp Brit): gum a small jelly-like sweet containing gum arabic and various colourings and flavourings

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