Definition of hevea in English:

hevea

noun

  • A South American tree of a genus that comprises the rubber trees.

    • ‘We head east, towards the border of Vietnam through plantations of heveas, cashew nuts, then we walk north to Andong Meas to reach the Se San river.’
    • ‘On your way to Buea from Douala, stop and take a closer look at heveas (rubber trees), banana trees and African oil palms plantations.’

Origin

Modern Latin, from Quechua hyeve.

Pronunciation

hevea

/ˈhēvēə/