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rubber tree

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Definition of rubber tree in English:

noun

A tree that produces the latex from which rubber is manufactured, native to the Amazonian rainforest and widely cultivated elsewhere.
  • Hevea brasiliensis, family Euphorbiaceae
Example sentences
  • In contrast, latex from the tropical rubber tree Hevea brasiliensis can cause allergic reactions ranging from discomforting rashes to life-threatening shock.
  • Natural latex is a milky fluid produced by the rubber tree and is used for manufacturing scores of everyday items.
  • Also known as natural rubber latex, this milky cytosol is acquired by tapping the commercial rubber tree, Hevea brasiliensis.

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