Any tree that exudes a gum,
The black gum (Nyssa multiflora), one of the largest trees of the Southern States, bearing a small blue fruit, the favorite food of the opossum. Most of the large trees become hollow.
A tree of the genus Eucalyptus; a eucalypt. See Eucalpytus.
The sweet gum tree of the United States (Liquidambar styraciflua), a large and beautiful tree with pointedly lobed leaves and woody burlike fruit. It exudes an aromatic terebinthine juice.
The sour gum tree.
Any eucalyptus tree. These are the dominant tree species for all environments. Tall, straight tees are common to alpine areas. Broad, spreading variants are found upon the plains. All gum trees are flowering.
any of various trees of the genera Eucalyptus or Liquidambar or Nyssa that are sources of gum
a name for the eucalyptus tree