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:
1670–80, Americanism

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gum tree

noun
any of various trees of the genera Eucalyptus or Liquidambar or Nyssa that are sources of gum 
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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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