Definition of hevea
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 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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