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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
1895-1900
1895-1900; named after Pará
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Pará rubber

/pəˈrɑː; ˈpɑːrə/
noun
1.
a South American rubber obtained from any of various euphorbiaceous trees of the genus Hevea, esp H. brasiliensis See also rubber tree
Word Origin
C19: from Pará
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