bolly gum

bol·​ly gum | \ ˈbälē- \
variants: or less commonly bollywood \ ˈbälēˌwu̇d \

Definition of bolly gum

1 : an Australian tree (Litsea reticulata) of the family Lauraceae with scaly bark, alternate oval leaves, and racemose flowers
2 : the wood of bolly gum

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First Known Use of bolly gum

, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for bolly gum

origin unknown

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“Bolly gum.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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