genus cecropia definition

  • noun:
    • big genus of tropical United states trees that give a bast fibre useful for cordage and bark used in tanning; milky liquid yields caoutchouc
    • huge genus of exotic United states trees that yield a bast fiber utilized for cordage and bark found in tanning; milky liquid yields caoutchouc
    • big genus of tropical US woods that give a bast fibre used for cordage and bark found in tanning; milky juice yields caoutchouc
    • large genus of exotic US woods that yield a bast fiber useful for cordage and bark used in tanning; milky liquid yields caoutchouc

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