Definition of India-rubber fig
1. Noun. Large tropical Asian tree frequently dwarfed as a houseplant; source of Assam rubber.
Generic synonyms: Fig Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of India-rubber Fig
Literary usage of India-rubber fig
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Theory and Practice of the Photographic Art: Including Its Chemistry and by Marcus Sparling (1856)
"... paper in its holder passes into F, a box made to receive it after being exposed in the camera ; Brass. Wood. India- rubber. Fig. 47. ..."
2. The Microscope in Its Application to Practical Medicine by Lionel Smith Beale (1858)
"... the upper open end being covered with a piece of vulcanised India-rubber, fig. 110a. By pressing this while the lower end is beneath the fluid, ..."
3. How to Work with the Microscope by Lionel Smith Beale (1870)
"... the upper open end of which is covered with a piece of vulcanised India-rubber, fig. 283. By pressing this while the lower end is beneath the fluid, ..."
4. Longman's Magazine by Charles James Longman (1894)
"But the most interesting'case is that of the South American Palo de Vaca, or cow-tree, related to the Indian india- rubber fig (our common drawing-room ..."
5. A School Compendium of Natural and Experimental Philosophy: Embracing the by Richard Green Parker (1859)
"India-rubber — Fig. 92 is a glass similar to Glass show? the one represented in the last figure, covered with ..."
6. The Indian Forester (1899)
"The India rubber fig or Caoutchouc tree is indigenous in _ . .. Assam where it is found a dominant tree r lens ..."
7. Chamber's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1889)
"... the Banyan (qv); the Peepul (qv), Bo Tree, or Sacred Fig of India ; the Sycamore (qv) ; and the india-rubber fig ..."