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eucalyptus gum

 

Definition: a dried gummy exudation from Eucalyptus rostrata and other species of Eucalyptus (family Myrtaceae); used as an astringent (in gargles and troches) and as an antidiarrheal agent.

Synonym(s): red gum

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