Definition of India-rubber tree
1. Noun. Large tropical Asian tree frequently dwarfed as a houseplant; source of Assam rubber.
Generic synonyms: Fig Tree
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Literary usage of India-rubber tree
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1. The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss, Jenny H. Stickney (1898)
"THE CANADIAN FOWL AND THE INDIA-RUBBER-TREE. TT^RITZ and I started next morning with the ass to -*- bring home the sledge and the remainder of the gourd- ..."
2. Ceylon: An Account of the Island, Physical, Historical, and Topographical by Sir James Emerson Tennent (1860)
"... before the Christian era.1 Although the india-rubber tree (F. elastica) is not indigenous to Ceylon, it is now very widely diffused over the island. ..."
3. The Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia: Commercial by Edward Balfour (1885)
"... and Cherra- poon jee, and at other places in the hills, are bridges made of the fibre of the India rubber tree. ..."
4. The Isthmus of Tehuantepec: Being the Results of a Survey for a Railroad to by J. J. Williams (1852)
"... or india-rubber tree, which is found in astonishing numbers throughout the forests that skirt the tributary streams. Its value, however, is so little ..."
5. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"п./ below, and contains four ; the two stamens bave many : teed». CW. CO I india-rubber tree. SERINGA. The Portuguese name for the ' SERINGA, ..."