caoutchouc tree

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Noun1.caoutchouc tree - deciduous tree of the Amazon and Orinoco Rivers having leathery leaves and fragrant yellow-white flowers; it yields a milky juice that is the chief source of commercial rubber
angiospermous tree, flowering tree - any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
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La Condamine also found time to study the caoutchouc tree, whose resin produced the amazing bouncing balls of the natives, and cinchona, the source of quinine.
Rubberwood, para wood, hevea, rubber tree, caoutchouc tree, arbol de caucho, sibi-sibi, mapalapa, seringa, serlnguera, capi, jeve, shiringa.