balata tree


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Noun1.balata tree - a tropical hardwood tree yielding balata gum and heavy red timberbalata tree - a tropical hardwood tree yielding balata gum and heavy red timber
balata, gutta balata - when dried yields a hard substance used e.g. in golf balls
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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There, murals of Amerindian life of long ago surround the displays, products made by RWS, and artifacts contributed by different villages, items such as a blow pipe, rubberlike figures sculpted from the balata tree, and numerous ax heads discovered in the Rupununi savannas.