swamp gum

swamp gum
Any of various species of eucalyptus found in Australia.

Two years before, under the swamp-gum in their Mosman garden, away from the childrens ears, they had talked of separating, but the discussion itself, conducted around mugs of coffee in those green and secure surroundings, had scared them out of it.


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  • Swamp Gum — may refer to a number of Eucalyptus species: * Eucalyptus bensonii , Mountain Swamp Gum * Eucalyptus camphora , Mountain Swamp Gum * Eucalyptus ovata , Swamp Gum * Eucalyptus regnans , Swamp Gum * Eucalyptus rudis , Swamp Gum …   Wikipedia

  • swamp gum — noun medium sized tree of southern Australia • Syn: ↑Eucalypt ovata • Hypernyms: ↑eucalyptus, ↑eucalypt, ↑eucalyptus tree * * * noun 1. : any of various Australian gum trees ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • swamp gum — /ˈswɒmp gʌm/ (say swomp gum) noun any of various eucalypts found growing in swampy areas, especially Eucalyptus ovata, a medium size tree with a smooth grey, whitish or pinkish grey surface and white flowers, or Eucalyptus regnans, the mountain… …  

  • mountain swamp gum — noun medium sized swamp gum of New South Wales and Victoria • Syn: ↑Eucalyptus camphora • Hypernyms: ↑eucalyptus, ↑eucalypt, ↑eucalyptus tree …   Useful english dictionary

  • white swamp gum — noun : cider gum …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gum-digger — Gum diggers were men and women who dug for kauri gum, a fossilised resin, in the old kauri fields of New Zealand at the end of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The gum was used mainly for varnish.The term may be a source for the nick …   Wikipedia

  • swamp — swampish, adj. /swomp/, n. 1. a tract of wet, spongy land, often having a growth of certain types of trees and other vegetation, but unfit for cultivation. v.t. 2. to flood or drench with water or the like. 3. Naut. to sink or fill (a boat) with… …   Universalium

  • swamp black-gum — dvižiedė nisa statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Nisinių šeimos medieninis augalas (Nyssa biflora), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Nyssa biflora angl. swamp black gum; swamp tupelo šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių kalbos komisijos… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • swamp tupelo — dvižiedė nisa statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Nisinių šeimos medieninis augalas (Nyssa biflora), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Nyssa biflora angl. swamp black gum; swamp tupelo šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių kalbos komisijos… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • swamp tupelo — vandeninė nisa statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Nisinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis, pluoštinis, medingas augalas (Nyssa aquatica), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Nyssa aquatica angl. swamp tupelo; tupelo gum; water… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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