hevea

hevea

[hee-vee-uh]
noun

Origin:
1875–80; < Neo-Latin < French hevé, perhaps < an indigenous language of French Guiana

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hevea (ˈhiːvjə)
 
n
any tree of the South American euphorbiaceous genus Hevea, having a milky sap which provides rubber
 
[C19: New Latin from native name hevé]

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