Lagos rubber

noun

Definition of Lagos rubber

: high-grade rubber yielded in moderate quantity by a tropical African tree (Funtumia elastica) sometimes cultivated prior to the general cultivation of Brazilian rubber trees

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History and Etymology for Lagos rubber

from Lagos, former province of Nigeria

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“Lagos rubber.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lagos%20rubber. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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