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English definition of “scribbly gum”

scribbly gum

noun [C]     /ˈskrɪɡʌm/
a type of Australian eucalyptus tree whose smooth bark (= outer covering) is covered in patterns left by insectsTypes of evergreen and coniferous tree
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