[ ˈə͡ʊkəm], [ ˈəʊkəm], [ ˈəʊ_k_ə_m]
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Oakum is a type of tar used to seal seams in ships, and other water-tight containers. Tar was originally obtained from the sap of the oak tree. The sticky residue that remains on the inside of a barrel after the tar has been tapped off is called oakum.
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