caoutchouc

noun
caou·​tchouc | \ ˈkau̇-ˌchu̇k How to pronounce caoutchouc (audio) , -ˌchük, -ˌchü \

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First Known Use of caoutchouc

1775, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for caoutchouc

French, from obsolete Spanish cauchuc (now caucho), probably from a language of Amazonian Peru or Ecuador

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“Caoutchouc.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/caoutchouc. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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caoutchouc

noun
caou·​tchouc | \ ˈkau̇-ˌchu̇k, -ˌchük, -ˌchü How to pronounce caoutchouc (audio) \

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