Definition of hevea in English:

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hevea

Pronunciation: /ˈhiːvɪə/

noun

A South American tree of a genus which comprises the rubber trees.
  • Genus Hevea, family Euphorbiaceae
Example sentences
  • We head east, towards the border of Vietnam through plantations of heveas, cashew nuts, then we walk north to Andong Meas to reach the Se San river.
  • On your way to Buea from Douala, stop and take a closer look at heveas (rubber trees), banana trees and African oil palms plantations.

Origin

Modern Latin, from Quechua hyeve.

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