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hevea

[hee-vee-uh] /ˈhi vi ə/
noun
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; < Neo-Latin < French hevé, perhaps < an indigenous language of French Guiana
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hevea

/ˈhiːvjə/
noun
1.
any tree of the South American euphorbiaceous genus Hevea, having a milky sap which provides rubber
Word Origin
C19: New Latin from native name hevé
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