gumtrEe

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gumtree (ˈɡʌmˌtriː)
 
n
1.  Sometimes shortened to: gum any of various trees that yield gum, such as the eucalyptus, sweet gum, and sour gum
2.  Also called: gumwood the wood of the eucalyptus tree
3.  informal up a gumtree in a very awkward position; in difficulties

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