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Meaning of RED GUM

Pronunciation:  red gum

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a North American tree of the genus Liquidambar having prickly spherical fruit clusters and fragrant sap
  2. [n]  reddish-brown wood and lumber from heartwood of the sweet gum tree used to make furniture
  3. [n]  red gum tree of Tasmania
  4. [n]  very large red gum tree
  5. [n]  reddish-brown dried gummy exudation from any of several trees of the genus Eucalyptus especially Eucalyptus camaldulensis
 Synonyms: American sweet gum, bilsted, Eucalyptus amygdalina, Eucalyptus calophylla, eucalyptus gum, eucalyptus kino, hazelwood, Liquidambar styraciflua, marri, peppermint, peppermint gum, satin walnut, sweet gum, sweet gum tree
 See Also: eucalypt, eucalyptus, Eucalyptus camaldulensis, Eucalyptus rostrata, eucalyptus tree, genus Liquidambar, gum, gumwood, liquidambar, river gum, river red gum



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Red"-gum`\ (-g?m`), n. [OE. reed gounde; AS. re['a]d
red + gund matter, pus.]
1. (Med.) An eruption of red pimples upon the face, neck, and
   arms, in early infancy; tooth rash; strophulus. --Good.

2. A name of rust on grain. See {Rust}.