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
The firm area of flesh around the roots of the teeth in the upper or lower jaw
An exclamation used for emphasis
photographs stuck down with gum
A type of soft rubber formed into blocks for use as a non-abrasive eraser; an eraser consisting of such material.
A kind of insoluble gum or resin obtained from any of various tropical trees, and formerly used medicinally.
An Australian gum tree with smooth bark and hard dark red timber
Any of various trees of either of the related genera Eucalyptus and Angophora, thought to resemble the apple tree in some way.
Another term for sourgum.
A eucalyptus tree with blue-green aromatic leaves and smooth bark
A fast-growing, hardy Tasmanian eucalyptus, widely grown in northern Europe
A firm, jelly-like, fruit-flavoured sweet made with gelatin or gum arabic
Any of several eucalyptus trees with greyish bark; especially Eucalyptus punctata and E. propinqua of eastern Australia.
A plant secretion consisting of resin mixed with gum
A tree that exudes gum, especially a eucalyptus
(More fully iron gum-tree) any of several eucalypts of eastern Australia which have particularly strong wood; frequently with distinguishing word.
Any of several eucalypts which exude manna, especially Eucalyptus viminalis; in full manna-gum tree.
The resin or turpentine obtained from several species of pine, especially the slash pine, Pinus caribaea, and the southern pine, P. echinata.
= plum tree gum.
Any of several eucalypts occurring on riverbanks; especially the red gum, Eucalyptus camaldulensis, widespread across Australia.
Any of several eucalypts having pinkish bark and wood, used for timber; (now especially) Eucalyptus grandis, a large tree found in eastern Australia.
A tall tree of eastern Australia, Angophora costata (family Myrtaceae), which has smooth reddish bark and small woody fruits, and is common as an ornamental tree in some residential areas; also called smooth-barked apple.
An Australian eucalyptus with sweet foliage which is attractive to cattle and sheep
The North American liquidambar, which yields a balsam and decorative heartwood that is marketed as satin walnut
Chiefly Australian. Any of various Australian gum trees having whitish bark or wood.
A small coloured fruit-flavoured sweet made with gelatin
A form of dextrin prepared by roasting starch.
Any of several Australian gum trees with fleshy leaves; especially the snow gum, Eucalyptus pauciflora, and E. amplifolia, both native to eastern and south-eastern Australia.
Flavored gum for chewing, typically sold in packets of individually wrapped thin strips
A gum exuded by some kinds of acacia, used in the food industry, in glue, as the binder for watercolor paints, and in incense
= gum arabic.
An Australian tree, Angophora lanceolata (family Myrtaceae), allied to the eucalypts.
Any of several eucalypts having bark that peels in strips; especially the manna gum, Eucalyptus viminalis.
= ribbon gum.
The sap or latex of rubber trees.
A quick-drying solution of gum, chiefly used by actors to attach false hair to their faces
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
Any of various gums derived from cellulose, especially carboxymethylcellulose.
Another term for benzoin111.
Another term for frankincense.
The jarrah, Eucalyptus marginata.
Any of various gum trees with white bark, especially the ghost gum Corymbia papuana.
Any of several Australian eucalyptus trees that produce a red gum or have red heartwood; especially (also river red gum tree) E. camaldulensis.
The river red gum, Eucalyptus camaldulensis, which is very plentiful along the Murray River.
Gum collected from the plum tree, used chiefly medicinally (now historical); also in extended and figurative use, later with allusion to quot. 1604.
Any of various gum-yielding acacias; (in later use) especially Acacia senegal, a shrubby deciduous tree native chiefly to dry grassland and semi-desert habitats of northern Africa, which is the usual source of gum arabic.
Any of several eucalypts having pale bark and growing near watercourses; especially Eucalytpus elata (formerly E. andreana) and E. radiata, both of south-western Australia.
Clog up a mechanism and prevent it from working properly
A fine powder obtained by grinding guar seeds, which has numerous commercial applications, especially in the food industry, where it is used as a thickener and a binder