Definition of hevea in English:

hevea

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Pronunciation: /ˈhiːvɪə
 
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noun

  • 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.

Origin

modern Latin, from Quechua hyeve.

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