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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A coarse form of Para rubber obtained from latex which has coagulated before it could be smoked in the usual manner or which has been scraped from the collecting vessels. See Para rubber, under rubber.


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  • From this table it appears that from May 3rd to December 31st 30,356 kil. of the finest quality rubber, 10,153 kil. of _sernamby_ (or scrap rubber), 4,858 kil. of _caoutchouc_, and 30,655 kil. of _sernamby caoutchouc_ -- altogether a total of 76,022 kil. -- passed through the

    Across Unknown South America


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