Definition of India-rubber tree

1. Noun. Large tropical Asian tree frequently dwarfed as a houseplant; source of Assam rubber.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of India-rubber Tree

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Ind Est
Independence Day
Independence Hall
Independent Olympic Participants
Independent State of Papua New Guinea
Independent State of Samoa
India-rubber fig
India-rubber plant
India-rubber tree
India ink
India ink capsule stain
India pale ale
India pale ales
India rubber
Indian English
Indian Game
Indian Mutiny
Indian Ocean
Indian Peacock
Indian Peacocks

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, ..."

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