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(Plants) any tree of the South American euphorbiaceous genus Hevea, having a milky sap which provides rubber
[C19: New Latin from native name hevé]
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|Noun||1.||Hevea - small genus of South American trees yielding latex; "rubber trees are usually cultivated in plantations"|
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
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