bassora gum

noun, often capitalized B bas·so·ra gum \ˈbas-rə-, ˈba-sə-, ˈbəs-rə, ˈbə-sə-\

Definition of bassora gum

  1. :  sterculia gum; especially :  a gum derived from an Asian tree (Cochlospermum gossypium)

There's more!

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!
Already a subscriber? Log in.

Origin and Etymology of bassora gum

from Bassorah (Basra), Iraq


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up bassora gum? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!