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Synonyms for gum

Synonyms for gum

a preparation (usually made of sweetened chicle) for chewing

the tissue (covered by mucous membrane) of the jaws that surrounds the bases of the teeth

cement consisting of a sticky substance that is used as an adhesive

wood or lumber from any of various gum trees especially the sweet gum

any of various trees of the genera Eucalyptus or Liquidambar or Nyssa that are sources of gum

cover, fill, fix or smear with or as if with gum

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grind with the gums


become sticky

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exude or form gum

References in periodicals archive ?
In the example from Northern Kenya, the communal asset remained the same (the Acacia senegal trees) but the use of this asset was dramatically changed from one which was destructive and unsustainable (charcoal production) to one which was both sustainable and supportive of national environmental goals (gum arabic production).
Acacia arabica is native to India, but its gum yield is inferior to Acacia senegal - the true gum arabic.
Torres e Santos (1994), trabalhando com semente de Acacia senegal Willd, conseguiram indices excelentes no tempo de 1 minuto, em acido sulfurico, com 90% de germinacao.
Acacia senegal is a desert scrub tree, very well-adapted to arid conditions.
Gum arabic or gum acacia is usually obtained from Acacia senegal, a tree found in Sudan, Senegal, Mall and Nigeria.