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  Words related to gum

Related / Similar Words: gingiva, chewing gum, gum tree, gumwood, glue, mucilage, mumble

 

Definition:
  • the tissue (covered by mucous membrane) of the jaws that surrounds the bases of the teeth;
  • a preparation (usually made of sweetened chicle) for chewing;
  • any of various trees of the genera Eucalyptus or Liquidambar or Nyssa that are sources of gum;
  • wood or lumber from any of various gum trees especially the sweet gum;
  • cement consisting of a sticky substance that is used as an adhesive;
  • any of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants; they are gelatinous when moist but harden on drying;
  • exude or form gum; "these trees gum in the Spring";
  • grind with the gums; chew without teeth and with great difficulty; "the old man had no teeth left and mumbled his food";

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    Hyponyms: gum ball, bubble gum, liquidambar, eucalyptus, eucalypt, eucalyptus tree, tupelo, tupelo tree, sweet gum, satin walnut, hazelwood, red gum, animal glue, casein glue, fish glue, marine glue, eucalyptus gum, eucalyptus kino, balata, gutta balata, ammoniac, gum ammoniac, carrageenin, carrageenan, conima, dragon's blood, euphorbium, gum eurphorbium, frankincense, olibanum, gum olibanum, thus, galbanum, gum albanum, ghatti, ghatti gum, agar, agar-agar, algin, alginic acid, cherry-tree gum, chicle, chicle gum, chewing gum, guar gum, gum arabic, gum acacia, gum butea, butea gum, butea kino, Bengal kino, kino, gum kino, kino gum, mesquite gum, mucilage, sterculia gum, karaya gum, gutta-percha, lacquer, opopanax, sangapenum, gum sangapenum, tragacanth

     

    Substance Meronyms: gum tree

     

    Part Meronyms: mouth, oral cavity, oral fissure, rima oris

     

    Derivational Morphology: mumble, glue, paste, gingiva, mumbling, gumming

     

    Anagrams: mug

     

    Language Translations:
    Catalan: gengiva   Chinese: 齒齦  
    Dutch: tandvlees   Finnish: ikenet  
    French: gencive   Georgian: სასა  
    German: Zahnfleisch   Hungarian: íny  
    Icelandic: gómur   Ido: jenjivo  
    Italian: gengiva   Japanese: 歯茎  
    Korean: 잇몸   Polish: dziąsło  
    Portuguese: gengiva   Russian: десна  
    Spanish: encía   Swedish: tandkött  
     
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