Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A shrub (Parthenium argentatum) native to Texas and Mexico that yields large amounts of latex.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun much-branched subshrub with silvery leaves and small white flowers of Texas and northern Mexico; cultivated as a source of rubber

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[American Spanish, from Nahuatl cuauhuli : cuahuitl, tree + uli, latex gum.]

Examples

  • All Yulex products are derived from a desert plant called guayule (why-you-lee) which is grown in commercial farms throughout southern Arizona.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • All Yulex products are derived from a desert plant called guayule (why-you-lee) which is grown in commercial farms throughout southern Arizona.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • (March 7, 2009) - Superb natural latex from a desert shrub called guayule (why-YOU-lee) makes high-quality gloves, medical devices, and other in-demand natural rubber products.

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  • Scientists say a desert plant called guayule offers a new, natural rubber alternative without the proteins that trigger allergic reactions.

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  • Scientists say a desert plant called guayule offers a new, natural rubber alternative without the proteins that trigger allergic reactions.

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  • Scientists say a desert plant called guayule offers a new, natural rubber alternative without the proteins that trigger allergic reactions.

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  • (February 20, 2009) - Superb natural latex from a desert shrub called guayule (why-YOU-lee) makes high-quality gloves, medical devices, and other in-demand natural rubber products.

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  • Superb natural latex from a desert shrub called guayule (why-YOU-lee) makes high-quality gloves, medical devices, and other in-demand natural rubber products.

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  • Scientists say a desert plant called guayule offers a new, natural rubber alternative without the proteins that trigger allergic reactions.

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  • (March 7, 2009) - Superb natural latex from a desert shrub called guayule (why-YOU-lee) makes high-quality gloves, medical devices, and other in-demand natural rubber products.

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