Meaning of “latex” in the English Dictionary

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latexnoun [ U ]

us /ˈleɪ·teks/

a white liquid produced by particular plants, esp. rubber trees, or an artificial substance similar to this, used esp. in paint, glue, and cloth:

latex paint
latex gloves

(Definition of “latex” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)