gumwood

noun

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

Examples of gumwood in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The grand foyer, with its gleaming gumwood paneling, extends from the spacious living room to the elegant dining room. Regina Cole, Forbes, 14 Mar. 2022 Architecture firm Medium Plenty left features the couple liked about the house, including the gumwood trim on the interior and much of the wood flooring. Nancy Keates, WSJ, 17 June 2021 White walls were replaced by Brazilian gumwood panels and pristine, gleaming glass display cabinets. Lisa Skolnik, ELLE Decor, 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, latimes.com, 20 May 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1709, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of gumwood was in 1709

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“Gumwood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gumwood. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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