manicoba rubber

ma·​ni·​co·​ba rubber | \ ˌmänəˈsōbə- \

Definition of manicoba rubber

1 : ceará rubber
2 or less commonly manicoba plural -s : any of several trees of the genus Manihot that yield Ceará rubber

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History and Etymology for manicoba rubber

Portuguese maniçoba any of several trees yielding Cearȧ rubber, from Tupi manisoba leaf from such trees

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“Manicoba rubber.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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