guayule


gua·yu·le

noun \gwī-ˈü-lē, wī-\

Definition of GUAYULE

:  a much-branched composite shrub (Parthenium argentatum) of Mexico and the southwestern United States that has been cultivated as a source of rubber

Origin of GUAYULE

American Spanish, from Nahuatl cuauholli or huauholli
First Known Use: 1906

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