gum·​wood | \ ˈgəm-ˌwu̇d How to pronounce gumwood (audio) \

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White walls were replaced by Brazilian gumwood panels and pristine, gleaming glass display cabinets. Lisa Skolnik, ELLE Decor, "A Home with a View to the Future," 10 Jan. 2010 With its wood-shingled roof, gumwood cabinetry and beige walls, the four-bedroom Altadena home lacked charm and modern comforts when Kaye-Honey first laid eyes on it. Carren Jao,, "Before and After: An aging dame gets a modern makeover but keeps her Tudor soul," 20 May 2017

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1709, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of gumwood was in 1709

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