doctor gum

noun

Definition of doctor gum

2 : a gum obtained from the doctor-gum tree and used locally for medicinal purposes

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“Doctor gum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/doctor%20gum. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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