Definition of Swamp gum
1. Noun. Medium-sized tree of southern Australia.
Definition of Swamp gum
1. Noun. Any of various species of eucalyptus found in Australia. ¹
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Literary usage of Swamp gum
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1. New Zealand Forestry by David Ernest Hutchins (1919)
"Burnt Kauri Forest and Swamp " Gum."—Judging from present appearances and from what I have ... That is the appearance of the swamp "gum" one sees to-day. ..."
2. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases and Usages with by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"swamp gum — 1853. ' Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Van ... 12, "The swamp gum grows to the largest size of any of this family in Van ..."
3. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"swamp gum— 1853. ' Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Van Diemen's ... 12, 1851]: "The swamp gum grows to the largest size of any of this family ..."
4. The Technologist (1863)
"swamp gum yields the finest palings and other split-stuff in the world. ... swamp gum.—WHITE GUM (Eucalyptus viminalis, Lab.)—Common names, from its growing ..."
5. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania by Royal Society of Tasmania (1903)
"This is also called White-topped Stringy. STRINGY-BARK.—E. obliqua (L'Heritier). SWAMP-GUM.—E. regnans (F. v. Mueller). Also known as Mountain Ash, ..."
6. The Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales by Linnean Society of New South Wales (1896)
"Found throughout the district on low li-M-ls; known under several vernacular names such as -Whit,. Gum," "swamp gum," ... Sm. "Red swamp gum;" "Red Gum. ..."
7. Official Catalogue of the British Section by Great Britain (1876)
"swamp gum yields the finest palings and other split-stuff in the world. Sassafras affords timber for house-fitting, bench screws, &c. ..."
8. Official Catalogue by United States Centennial Commission (1876)
"The principal timber trees of Tasmania—such as blue gum, stringy bark, white gum or gum-topped stringy bark, swamp gum, and peppermint tree—furnish a hard, ..."