gumme

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Anglo-Norman gume, from Late Latin gumma, from Latin gummi, cummi, from Ancient Greek κόμμι (kómmi), from Egyptian qmy, qmyt.

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Noun[edit]

gumme (plural gummes)

  1. A gum or resin; a sticky syrup from a plant, used as scent and in pharmaceuticals.
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Descendants[edit]
  • English: gum
  • Scots: gum
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Etymology 2[edit]

Inherited from Old English gōma, from Proto-Germanic *gōmô.

Noun[edit]

gumme

  1. Alternative form of gome (gum)

Etymology 3[edit]

From the noun.

Verb[edit]

gumme

  1. Alternative form of gummen