the abnormal production of excessive gum in certain trees, esp fruit trees, as a result of wounding, infection, adverse weather conditions, severe pruning, etc
[guhm-uh s] /ˈgʌm əs/ adjective 1. consisting of or resembling gum; gummy. /ˈɡʌməs/ adjective 1. (rare) resembling or consisting of gum
[guhm-ee] /ˈgʌm i/ adjective, gummier, gummiest. 1. of, resembling, or of the consistency of ; viscid; mucilaginous. 2. covered with or clogged by or sticky matter. 3. exuding . /ˈɡʌmɪ/ adjective -mier, -miest 1. sticky or tacky 2. consisting of, coated with, or clogged by gum or a similar substance 3. producing gum /ˈɡʌmɪ/ adjective […]
noun 1. any of several trees of the genus Angophora, native to Australia, allied to and resembling the eucalyptus.
- Gummy shark
noun 1. (Austral) another term for gummy2 (sense 2)