Pará rubber

noun
  1. India rubber obtained from the tree Hevea brasiliensis, of the spurge family, and other species of the same genus of tropical South America.

Origin of Pará rubber

First recorded in 1895–1900; named after Pará
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British Dictionary definitions for para rubber

Pará rubber

noun
  1. a South American rubber obtained from any of various euphorbiaceous trees of the genus Hevea, esp H. brasiliensisSee also rubber tree

Word Origin for Pará rubber

C19: from Pará
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