india rubber

noun, often capitalized I

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Must weigh not less than six, nor more than six and one quarter ounces … must be composed of india rubber and yarn and covered with leather. Michael E. Ruane, Washington Post, "The long-lost ‘Laws of Base Ball,’ and one fan’s outsize bid to get them," 18 May 2018

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1782, in the meaning defined above

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india rubber

in·​dia rubber | \ˈin-dē-ə- \

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