a plant exudation consisting of a mixture of gum and resin.
a mixture of resin and gum obtained from various plants and trees See also bdellium, gamboge
[goo m-ree] /gʊmˈri/ noun 1. a city in NW Armenia, NW of Yerevan.
[guhm] /gʌm/ noun 1. any of various viscid, amorphous exudations from plants, hardening on exposure to air and soluble in or forming a viscid mass with water. 2. any of various similar exudations, as resin. 3. a preparation of such a substance, as for use in the arts or bookbinding. 4. . 5. mucilage; glue. […]
/ˈɡʌmˌʃiːld/ noun 1. a plate or strip of soft waxy substance used by boxers to protect the teeth and gums Also called mouthpiece
[guhm-shoo] /ˈgʌmˌʃu/ noun 1. Slang. a detective. 2. a made of or India rubber; rubber overshoe. 3. (def 1). verb (used without object), gumshoed, gumshoeing. 4. Slang. /ˈɡʌmˌʃuː/ noun 1. a waterproof overshoe 2. (US & Canadian) a rubber-soled shoe 3. (US & Canadian, slang) a detective or one who moves about stealthily 4. (US […]