Definition of Gumwood

1. Noun. Wood or lumber from any of various gum trees especially the sweet gum.

Exact synonyms: Gum
Specialized synonyms: Hazelwood, Red Gum, Satin Walnut, Sweet Gum
Substance meronyms: Gum, Gum Tree
Generic synonyms: Wood



Definition of Gumwood

1. the wood of a gumtree [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gumwood

gumpth
gumption
gumptionless
gumptions
gumptious
gums
gumshield
gumshoe
gumshoed
gumshoeing
gumshoes
gumtree
gumtrees
gumweed
gumweeds
gumwood (current term)
gumwoods
gun
gun-brig
gun-brigs
gun-shy
gun-sight
gun barrel
gun carriage
gun carriages
gun case
gun chamber
gun club
gun clubs
gun control

Literary usage of Gumwood

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1915)
"M. See also Bala ta gumwood tree Heart of the gumwood tree; red gum, its Lucas. il Sci Am S 79:332-3 My 32 '15 With the HE guns. F: Palmer. ..."

2. Craftsman Homes by Gustav Stickley (1909)
"One wood that hitherto has been very little known, but that is coming more and more into prominence for the finer sorts of interior woodwork, is gumwood, ..."

3. St. Helena: The Historic Island from Its Discovery to the Present Date by E. L. Jackson (1905)
"Roxburgh states "that the islanders called it Bastard gumwood or Cabbage-tree. ... It grows side by side with the gumwood, and without close examination ..."

4. The State of Missouri: An Autobiography by Walter Williams (1904)
"Red gumwood is a close imitation of mahogany; is susceptible of high finish. Largely shipped to Europe. . POPULATION:—White, 9253; colored, 2027; ..."

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