spruce gum

noun

Definition of spruce gum

: an oleoresinous exudation especially from the red spruce or the black spruce used as a chewing gum or expectorant

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“Spruce gum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spruce%20gum. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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