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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

rub′ber plant`(n.)

  1. (n.)an Asian tree, Ficus elastica, of the mulberry family, having oblong, shiny, leathery leaves, used as a source of rubber and cultivated as a houseplant.

    Category: Plants

  2. any plant yielding rubber.

    Category: Plants

Princeton's WordNet

  1. India-rubber tree, India-rubber plant, India-rubber fig, rubber plant, Assam rubber, Ficus elastica(noun)

    large tropical Asian tree frequently dwarfed as a houseplant; source of Assam rubber


  1. rubber plant(Noun)

    Ficus elastica, a tropical tree used as a houseplant native to Asia.

  2. rubber plant(Noun)

    A tree which can produce latex, a rubber tree, including Hevea brasiliensis.


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