Definitions for: Latex

[n] a water-base paint having a latex binder
[n] a milky exudate from certain plants that coagulates on exposure to air

Webster (1913) Definition: La"tex, n. [L.] (Bot.)
A milky or colored juice in certain plants in cavities
(called latex cells or latex tubes). It contains the peculiar
principles of the plants, whether aromatic, bitter, or acid,
and in many instances yields caoutchouc upon coagulation.

Synonyms: latex paint, rubber-base paint

See Also: caoutchouc, exudate, exudation, gum elastic, India rubber, rubber, water-base paint

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