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Noun: red gum  red gúm
  1. Reddish-brown dried gummy exudation from any of several trees of the genus Eucalyptus especially Eucalyptus camaldulensis
    - eucalyptus gum, eucalyptus kino
  2. Very large red gum tree
    - marri, Eucalyptus calophylla
  3. Red gum tree of Tasmania
    - peppermint, peppermint gum, Eucalyptus amygdalina
  4. Reddish-brown wood and lumber from heartwood of the sweet gum tree used to make furniture
    - sweet gum, satin walnut, hazelwood
  5. A North American tree of the genus Liquidambar having prickly spherical fruit clusters and fragrant sap
    - sweet gum, sweet gum tree, bilsted, American sweet gum, Liquidambar styraciflua

Derived forms: red gums

Type of: eucalypt, eucalyptus, eucalyptus tree, gum, gumwood, liquidambar

Part of: Eucalyptus camaldulensis, Eucalyptus rostrata, genus Liquidambar, Liquidambar, river gum, river red gum

Encyclopedia: Red gum