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Pa·rá rubber

 (pä-rä′, păr′ə)
Rubber obtained from the rubber tree Hevea brasiliensis.

[After Pará, a state of northern Brazil.]

Pará rubber

(pəˈrɑː; ˈpɑːrə)
(Elements & Compounds) a South American rubber obtained from any of various euphorbiaceous trees of the genus Hevea, esp H. brasiliensis. See also rubber tree
[C19: from Pará]
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Noun1.Para rubber - a type of natural rubber obtained from tropical South American trees
caoutchouc, gum elastic, India rubber, natural rubber, rubber - an elastic material obtained from the latex sap of trees (especially trees of the genera Hevea and Ficus) that can be vulcanized and finished into a variety of products
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