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One entry found for latex.
Main Entry: la·tex
Pronunciation: primarystresslamacr-secondarystressteks
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural la·ti·ces /primarystresslamacrt-schwa-secondarystresssemacronz, primarystresslat- /; or la·tex·es
1 : a milky juice produced by the cells of various plants (as milkweeds, poppies, and the rubber tree)
2 : a mixture of water and fine particles of rubber or plastic used especially in paints and adhesives

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