gumsucker

gumsucker
\\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷\ noun
Etymology: gum (III) + sucker; probably from the children's habit of sucking gum exuded by eucalyptus trees
: an Australian especially from Victoria — used as a nickname

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