red gum

noun

Definition of red gum 

1a : any of several Australian eucalyptus trees including one (Eucalyptus camaldulensis) naturalized especially in California

b : the reddish-brown gum of a eucalyptus

2 : sweet gum

First Known Use of red gum

1788, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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