Balata

What is Balata?

Balata definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun
a nonelastic, rubberlike, water-resistant gum that softens in hot water and is obtained from the latex of a tropical American tree, Manilkara bidentata: used chiefly in the manufacture of machinery belts, golf ball covers, and as a substitute for gutta percha.Compare bully tree.
a tree, Mimusops balata, of Madagascar.

 

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