borracha

noun
bor·​ra·​cha | \bəˈräshə\
plural -s

Definition of borracha 

1 : any of several grades of crude Para rubber

2 : any of several Brazilian latex-producing trees also : their coagulated gum (such as balata, Ceará rubber, mangabeira rubber, sorva)

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History and Etymology for borracha

Portuguese, literally, leather wine bottle, probably from Spanish, from borracho intoxicated

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