seringa

[suh-ring-guh]
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noun

any of several Brazilian trees of the genus Hevea, yielding rubber.

Nearby words

  1. serif,
  2. serigraph,
  3. serigraphy,
  4. serin,
  5. serine,
  6. seringapatam,
  7. seriocomic,
  8. serious,
  9. serious-minded,
  10. seriously

Origin of seringa

1730–40; < Portuguese, variant of syringa

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British Dictionary definitions for seringa

seringa

noun

any of several euphorbiaceous trees of the Brazilian genus Hevea, that yield rubber
a deciduous simaroubaceous tree, Kirkia acuminata, of southern Africa with a graceful shape

Word Origin for seringa

C18: from Portuguese, variant of syringa

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