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latex

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈleɪ.teks/
a white liquid produced by many plants, especially rubber trees, or a rubber-like substance made from this or from plastic, used in making clothes, paint, glue, etc.: a latex mask a pair of latex surgical gloves
Translations of “latex”
in Vietnamese nhựa mủ…
in Spanish látex…
in Thai กาวลาเท็กซ์…
in Malaysian susu getah…
in French latex…
in German der Gummibaumsaft, der Kutschuk…
in Chinese (Traditional) 膠乳, (尤指橡膠樹的)橡漿, 橡膠,乳膠…
in Indonesian lateks…
in Chinese (Simplified) 胶乳, (尤指橡胶树的)橡浆, 橡胶,乳胶…
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