ule tree
Ule U"le, n. [Sp.] (Bot.) A Mexican and Central American tree ({Castilloa elastica} and {Castilloa Markhamiana}) related to the breadfruit tree. Its milky juice contains caoutchouc. Called also {ule tree}. [1913 Webster]

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