Para rubber

noun

Pa·​ra rubber ˈper-ə- How to pronounce Para rubber (audio)
ˈpa-rə-,
pə-ˈrä- How to pronounce Para rubber (audio)
: native rubber from South American rubber trees (genus Hevea and especially H. brasiliensis)

Word History

Etymology

Pará, Brazil

First Known Use

1857, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Para rubber was in 1857

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“Para rubber.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Para%20rubber. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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