Para rubber
noun Etymology: Pará, Brazil Date: 1857 native rubber from South American rubber trees (genus Hevea and especially H. brasiliensis)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Pará rubber — n. crude rubber obtained from several tropical South American trees (genus Hevea, esp. H. brasiliensis) of the spurge family …   English World dictionary

  • Para rubber — noun a type of natural rubber obtained from tropical South American trees • Hypernyms: ↑rubber, ↑natural rubber, ↑India rubber, ↑gum elastic, ↑caoutchouc * * * noun Usage: usually capitalized P Etymology …   Useful english dictionary

  • Para rubber — brazilinis kaučiukmedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Karpažolinių šeimos kaučiukinis augalas (Hevea brasiliensis), paplitęs Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Hevea brasiliensis angl. hevea; natural rubber; Para rubber; rubbertree vok.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Pará rubber — Pará′ rub′ber n. India rubber obtained from the tree Hevea brasiliensis, of the spurge family, and other species of the same genus of tropical South America • Etymology: 1895–1900; after Pará …   From formal English to slang

  • Pará rubber — India rubber obtained from the tree Hevea brasiliensis, of the spurge family, and other species of the same genus of tropical South America. [1895 1900; named after PARÁ] * * * …   Universalium

  • Pará rubber — /paˌra ˈrʌbə/ (say pah.rah rubuh) noun indiarubber obtained from the tree, Hevea brasiliensis, and other species of the same genus, of tropical South America …   Australian English dictionary

  • Para rubber tree — Taxobox name = Rubber Tree image width = 200px image caption = Hevea brasiliensis regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Malpighiales familia = Euphorbiaceae subfamilia = Crotonoideae tribus = Micrandreae… …   Wikipedia

  • Para rubber tree — noun deciduous tree of the Amazon and Orinoco Rivers having leathery leaves and fragrant yellow white flowers; it yields a milky juice that is the chief source of commercial rubber • Syn: ↑caoutchouc tree, ↑Hevea brasiliensis • Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Para rubber tree — noun Date: 1930 a South American rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Pará rubber tree — noun Hevea brasiliensis, the rubber tree …   Wiktionary

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