Definition of Red gum
1. Noun. Reddish-brown dried gummy exudation from any of several trees of the genus Eucalyptus especially Eucalyptus camaldulensis.
Substance meronyms: Eucalyptus Camaldulensis, Eucalyptus Rostrata, River Gum, River Red Gum
Generic synonyms: Gum
2. Noun. Very large red gum tree.
3. Noun. Red gum tree of Tasmania.
Generic synonyms: Eucalypt, Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus Tree
4. Noun. Reddish-brown wood and lumber from heartwood of the sweet gum tree used to make furniture.
5. Noun. A North American tree of the genus Liquidambar having prickly spherical fruit clusters and fragrant sap.
Group relationships: Genus Liquidambar, Liquidambar
Generic synonyms: Liquidambar
Terms within: Liquidambar, Sweet Gum
Definition of Red gum
1. Noun. an eucalyptus tree with red wood, found in Australia. ¹
2. Noun. a tree of the hazel family, found in North America. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Red gum
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1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1915)
"M. See also Bala ta Gumwood tree Heart of the gumwood tree; red gum, its Lucas. il Sci Am S 79:332-3 My 32 '15 With the HE guns. F: Palmer. ..."
2. Johnson's Materials of Construction by John Butler Johnson, Morton Owen Withey (1919)
"Tupelo (Sour) Gum is found with red gum, but is most abundant in the Gulf States. It has about the same weight and strength as red gum but is tougher. ..."
3. Johnson's Materials of Construction by John Butler Johnson (1918)
"Other uses are for flooring, slack cooperage, turnery and wagon stock. 181. Tupelo (Sour) Gum is found with red gum, but is most abundant in the Gulf States ..."
4. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"red gum, n. (i) A tree. See Gum. The two words are frequently made one with the accent on the ... "The usual red gum was observed oozing out from the bark, ..."
5. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"178: "At the heart they [the trees] are full of veins, through which an amazing quantity of an astringent red gum issues. This gum I have found very- ..."
6. Seasoning of Wood: A Treatise on the Natural and Artificial Processes by Joseph Bernard Wagner (1917)
"... 38 Green red gum, kiln-drying, 183 Green wood in the kiln, pounds of water lost in drying 100 Ibs., 179 Ground ash, 38 Ground cedar, 19 Growth red gum, ..."
7. South African Journal of Science by South African association for the advancement of science (1904)
"It has not the lasting or lusting powers of Box or red gum, and is useless for charcoal. ... In some plantations I have seen red gum, Stringy Bark, ..."
8. A Text-book of Pharmacology and Therapeutics by Arthur Robertson Cushny (1899)
"Eucalypti Gummi (BP), a ruby-colored exudation, or so-called red gum, from the bark of Eucalyptus rostrata and some other species of Eucalyptus. 2-5 grs. ..."