Meaning of “rubber plant” in the English Dictionary

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"rubber plant" in British English

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rubber plantnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈrʌb.ə ˌplɑːnt/ us /ˈrʌb.ɚ ˌplænt/

Examples from literature

  • It is found inside 10 percent of all flowering plants, including rubber plants. 
  • There are many different species of rubber plants that produce latex, but the Pará rubber tree is the main species used for large-scale latex production. 

(Definition of “rubber plant” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)