SERINGAS

seringa

[suh-ring-guh]
noun
any of several Brazilian trees of the genus Hevea, yielding rubber.

Origin:
1730–40; < Portuguese, variant of syringa

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seringa (səˈrɪŋɡə)
 
n
1.  any of several euphorbiaceous trees of the Brazilian genus Hevea, that yield rubber
2.  a deciduous simaroubaceous tree, Kirkia acuminata, of southern Africa with a graceful shape
 
[C18: from Portuguese, variant of syringa]

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