an Australian myrtaceous tree (Eucalyptus globulus), associated with the loftiest proportions, today cultivated in exotic and hot temperate regions because of its wood, so when a protection against malaria. The essential oil is just starting to be used in medicine. The wood is quite of good use. See Eucalyptus.
Definition for "blue gum"
A tall timber-tree (Eucalyptus globulus) of Australia, having…