HyperDic: sweet_gum

English > 3 senses of the expression sweet gum:
NOUNplantsweet gum, satin walnut, hazelwood, red gumreddish-brown wood and lumber from heartwood of the sweet gum tree used to make furniture
plantsweet gum, liquidambararomatic exudate from the sweet gum tree
plantsweet gum, sweet gum tree, bilsted, red gum, American sweet gum, Liquidambar styracifluaa North American tree of the genus Liquidambar having prickly spherical fruit clusters and fragrant sap
English > sweet gum: 3 senses > noun 1, plant
Meaningreddish-brown wood and lumber from heartwood of the sweet gum tree used to make furniture.
Synonymssatin walnut, hazelwood, red gum
Broadergumwood, gumwood or lumber from any of various gum trees especially the sweet gum
Spanishcopalma, liquidámbar, ocozol
English > sweet gum: 3 senses > noun 2, plant
Meaningaromatic exudate from the sweet gum tree.
Synonymliquidambar
BroadergumAny of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants
Substance ofsweet gum, sweet gum tree, bilsted, red gum, American sweet gum, Liquidambar styracifluaA North American tree of the genus Liquidambar having prickly spherical fruit clusters and fragrant sap
Spanishámbar líquido, liquidámbar
Catalanliquidàmbar
English > sweet gum: 3 senses > noun 3, plant
MeaningA North American tree of the genus Liquidambar having prickly spherical fruit clusters and fragrant sap.
Synonymssweet gum tree, bilsted, red gum, American sweet gum, Liquidambar styraciflua
Member ofgenus Liquidambar, Liquidambarsweet gum
BroaderliquidambarAny tree of the genus Liquidambar
Substancessweet gum, liquidambararomatic exudate from the sweet gum tree
Spanishbilsted
Catalanbilsted

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