Definition of Cherry-tree gum
1. Noun. Exudation from trees of the Prunus genus; resembles gum arabic.
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Literary usage of Cherry-tree gum
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1. Timber: A Comprehensive Study of Wood in All Its Aspects, Commercial and by Paul Charpentier, Joseph Kennell, tr (1902)
"cherry-tree gum. This gum is extracted from our fruit-trees—cherry, plum, and apricot. It oozes spontaneously from the trunk and branches of trees which are ..."
2. The Family Receipt Book: Containing Eight Hundred Valuable Receipts in by Maria Eliza Ketelby Rundell (1819)
"410. Important uses of the Leaves of the Tine. From experiments made by Sir James Mall, it 411. Valuable properties of Cherry- tree Gum. ..."
3. A System of Chemistry by Thomas Thomson (1817)
"It may be worth while to state here the result of my experiments on cherry tree gum. Cherry-tree The prunus avium, the common cherry and plum trees, ..."
4. Yearbook of Pharmacy edited by J. O. Braithwaite (1893)
"Cherry-Tree Gum. F. Garros. (Bull, de 7a Soc. Chim., vii. ... The author has observed that when cherry-tree gum is left with water in a sterilized flask for ..."