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  • n. Dyera costulata, a tree of the oleander subfamily.


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  • Modern Synthetic Gums Today, chewing gum is made mostly of synthetic polymers, especially styrene-butadiene rubber—also found in auto tires—and polyvinyl acetate—in adhesives and paints—though some brands still contain chicle or jelutong, a natural latex from the Far East.

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  • He turned his garage into his workshop and uses a floor model band saw to cut pattern pieces out of bass, tupelo or jelutong wood.

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