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Meaning of SWEET GUM

Pronunciation:  sweet gum

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a North American tree of the genus Liquidambar having prickly spherical fruit clusters and fragrant sap
  2. [n]  aromatic exudate from the sweet gum tree
  3. [n]  reddish-brown wood and lumber from heartwood of the sweet gum tree used to make furniture
 
 Synonyms: American sweet gum, bilsted, hazelwood, Liquidambar styraciflua, red gum, satin walnut, sweet gum tree
 
 See Also: genus Liquidambar, gum, gumwood, liquidambar, sweet gum

 

 

 

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