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rub·ber

(rŭb'ĕr),
The prepared inspissated milky juice of Hevea brasiliensis and other Hevea species (family Euphorbiaceae), known in commerce as pure Para rubber; used in the manufacture of various plasters, tissues, bandages, and in other applications.
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rubber

Sexology
noun Condom (US).
 
Vox populi
noun Eraser (UK).
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