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{n: Cecropia, genus Cecropia} large genus of tropical American trees that yield a bast fiber used for cordage and bark used in tanning; milky juice yields caoutchouc



{n: para rubber tree, caoutchouc tree, Hevea brasiliensis} deciduous tree of the Amazon and Orinoco Rivers having leathery leaves and fragrant yellow-white flowers; the rubber tree usually cultivated in plantations; chief source of Para rubber

{n: rubber, natural rubber, India rubber, gum elastic, caoutchouc} an elastic material obtained from the latex sap of trees (especially trees of the genera Hevea and Ficus) that can be vulcanized and finished into a variety of products


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