Definition of hevea in English:


Line breaks: hevea
Pronunciation: /ˈhiːvɪə


A South American tree of a genus which comprises the rubber trees.
  • Genus Hevea, family Euphorbiaceae
More 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.


modern Latin, from Quechua hyeve.

Definition of hevea in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day bimble
Pronunciation: ˈbɪmb(ə)l
walk or travel at a leisurely pace