follow Dictionary.com

8 Wintry Words to Defrost Your Vocabulary

water gum

noun
1.
any of several Australian trees of the myrtle family, growing near water.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for water gum

water gum

noun
1.
any of several gum trees, esp Nyssa biflora (or tupelo), of swampy areas of North America: family Nyssaceae
2.
any of several Australian myrtaceous trees, esp Tristania laurina, of swampy ground
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for water gum

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for water

8
8
Scrabble Words With Friends