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GUM British & World English

Genito-urinary medicine

gum1 British & World English

A viscous secretion of some trees and shrubs that hardens on drying but is soluble in water, and from which adhesives and other products are made

gum2 British & World English

The firm area of flesh around the roots of the teeth in the upper or lower jaw

gum3 British & World English

An exclamation used for emphasis

red gum British & World English

An Australian gum tree with smooth bark and hard dark red timber

cider gum British & World English

A fast-growing, hardy Tasmanian eucalyptus, widely grown in northern Europe

fruit gum British & World English

A firm, jelly-like, fruit-flavoured sweet made with gelatin or gum arabic

gum resin British & World English

A plant secretion consisting of resin mixed with gum

gum tree British & World English

A tree that exudes gum, especially a eucalyptus

sweet gum British & World English

The North American liquidambar, which yields a balsam and decorative heartwood which is marketed as satin walnut

sugar gum British & World English

An Australian eucalyptus with sweet foliage which is attractive to cattle and sheep

kauri gum British & World English

The resin of the kauri tree, used as a varnish, and often also found in fossilized form where the tree formerly grew

wine gum British & World English

A small coloured fruit-flavoured sweet made with gelatin

chewing gum British & World English

Flavoured gum for chewing, typically made from chicle

gum arabic British & World English

A gum exuded by some kinds of acacia, used in the food industry and in glue and incense

spirit gum British & World English

A quick-drying solution of gum, chiefly used by actors to attach false hair to their faces

xanthan gum British & World English

A substance produced by bacterial fermentation or synthetically and used in foods as a gelling agent and thickener. It is a polysaccharide composed of glucose, mannose, and glucuronic acid

gum olibanum British & World English

another term for frankincense.

up a gum tree in gum tree British & World English

In or into a predicament

up a gum tree British & World English

In or into a predicament

gum something up in gum1 British & World English

Clog up a mechanism and prevent it from working properly

bluegum British & World English

A eucalyptus tree with blue-green aromatic leaves and smooth bark

guar gum in guar British & World English

A fine powder obtained by grinding guar seeds, which is used chiefly in the food and paper industries

gumboot British & World English

A long rubber boot; a wellington

sourgum British & World English

A tupelo of eastern North America, with dark bark that has a deeply checkered pattern. Its bitter blue fruits are eaten by black bears and numerous species of birds

sour gum in sourgum British & World English

A tupelo of eastern North America, with dark bark that has a deeply checkered pattern. Its bitter blue fruits are eaten by black bears and numerous species of birds

bubblegum British & World English

Chewing gum that can be blown into bubbles

gumshield British & World English

A pad or plate held in the mouth by a sports player to protect the teeth and gums

benzoin British & World English

A fragrant gum resin obtained from a tropical East Asian tree, used in medicines, perfumes, and incense

gum benzoin in benzoin British & World English

A fragrant gum resin obtained from a tropical East Asian tree, used in medicines, perfumes, and incense

gum opopanax in opopanax British & World English

A fetid gum resin obtained from the roots of the Mediterranean opopanax, used in perfumery

sandarac British & World English

A gum resin obtained from the alerce (cypress) of Spain and North Africa, used in making varnish

gum sandarac in sandarac British & World English

A gum resin obtained from the alerce (cypress) of Spain and North Africa, used in making varnish

tragacanth British & World English

A white or reddish plant gum, used in the food, textile, and pharmaceutical industries

gum tragacanth in tragacanth British & World English

A white or reddish plant gum, used in the food, textile, and pharmaceutical industries

gum turpentine in turpentine British & World English

An oleoresin secreted by certain trees, especially pines, and distilled to make rosin and oil of turpentine

river red gum in red gum British & World English

An Australian gum tree with smooth bark and hard dark red timber

gum1 English Thesaurus

the photographs were stuck down with gum

gum2 English Thesaurus

gingival

gum English-Spanish

encía f

fruit gum English-Spanish

caramelo, gomita fChi

wine gum English-Spanish

gominola f

chewing gum English-Spanish

chicle m, goma f de mascar formal

gum arabic English-Spanish

goma f arábiga

gum up English-Spanish

his eyes were gummed up with sleep


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