bolly gum

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

origin unknown

First Known Use

, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of bolly gum was in

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“Bolly gum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bolly%20gum. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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