par'a rubber

Par\'a rubber

Par['a] rubber\ The caoutchouc obtained from the South American euphorbiaceous tree Hevea brasiliensis, hence called the Par['a] rubber tree, from the Brazilian river and seaport named Par['a]; also, the similar product of other species of Hevea. It is usually exported in flat round cakes, and is a chief variety of commercial India rubber.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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