para-rubber

Pará rubber

noun
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; named after Pará

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Pará rubber (pəˈrɑː, ˈpɑːrə)
 
n
See also rubber tree a South American rubber obtained from any of various euphorbiaceous trees of the genus Hevea, esp H. brasiliensis
 
[C19: from Pará]

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