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gum tree

noun
1.
any tree that exudes gum, as a eucalyptus, the sour gum, or the sweet gum.
2.
any of various other gum-yielding trees, as the sapodilla.
Origin
1670-1680
1670-80, Americanism
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  • When the bark peels easily from the gum tree, for example, sharks in the river are fat and may be hunted.

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