Definitions of caoutchouc
  1. noun

    an elastic material obtained from the latex sap of trees (especially trees of the genera Hevea and Ficus) that can be vulcanized and finished into a variety of products

    India rubber, gum elastic, natural rubber, rubber
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    foam rubber

    spongy rubber; made by introducing air bubbles before vulcanization and used for cushioning or upholstery
    crepe rubber

    crude natural rubber; used mainly for shoe soles
    cold rubber

    a rubber made at low temperatures (5 degrees Centigrade) which is tougher than conventional rubber and is often used in car tires
    ebonite, hard rubber, vulcanite

    a hard nonresilient rubber formed by vulcanizing natural rubber
    Para rubber

    a type of natural rubber obtained from tropical South American trees
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    a milky exudate from certain plants that coagulates on exposure to air

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