blue gum definition

  • noun:
    • A tall timber-tree (Eucalyptus globulus) of Australia, having smooth, bluish deciduous bark and lance-shaped fragrant leaves.
    • A gum tree associated with types Eucalyptus globulus or any one of a great many other species of Eucalyptus in Australia.
    • A forest red gum.
    • an individual of sub-Saharan African origin, alluding toward blue coloring around their gumline
    • In pathology, a blue color of this no-cost side of the gums, regular in situations of lead-poisoning.
    • The blue-gum tree.
    • tall fast-growing timber-tree with leaves containing a medicinal oil; youthful leaves are bluish
  • adjective:
    • 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.

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