noun he·vea \ˈhēvēə\

Definition of hevea

  1. 1 capitalized :  a small genus of South American trees (family Euphorbiaceae) which have trifoliolate leaves, small panicled apetalous flowers, and a capsular fruit and many of which yield latex used in rubber manufacture

  2. 2 plural -s :  any plant of the genus Hevea

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Origin and Etymology of hevea

New Latin, from Spanish jebe rubber plant, of American Indian origin

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a trip made at another's expense

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