from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. A small genus of South American trees yielding latex. It includes the rubber tree, Hevea brasiliensis, originally found in South America, but now used for production of rubber world-wide.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of dicotyledonous plants, of the natural order Euphorbiaceæ, tribe Crotoneæ, the type of Baillon's tribe Heveæ.
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- n. small genus of South American trees yielding latex
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