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English noun: sweet gum

1. sweet gum (plant) reddish-brown wood and lumber from heartwood of the sweet gum tree used to make furniture


Synonymshazelwood, red gum, satin walnut


Broader (hypernym)gum, gumwood

2. sweet gum (plant) aromatic exudate from the sweet gum tree


Synonymsliquidambar


Broader (hypernym)gum


Substance meronymAmerican sweet gum, bilsted, Liquidambar styraciflua, red gum, sweet gum, sweet gum tree

3. sweet gum (plant) a North American tree of the genus Liquidambar having prickly spherical fruit clusters and fragrant sap


SynonymsAmerican sweet gum, bilsted, Liquidambar styraciflua, red gum, sweet gum tree


Broader (hypernym)liquidambar


Member meronymgenus Liquidambar, Liquidambar


Substance holonymliquidambar, sweet gum









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