black gum

noun

Definition of black gum

  1. :  a tupelo (Nyssa sylvatica) of the eastern U.S. with light and soft but tough wood

1709

First Known Use of black gum

1709


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up black 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!

WORD OF THE DAY

the point at which something begins

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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