caoutchouc

noun caou·tchouc \ ˈkau̇-ˌchu̇k , -ˌchük , -ˌchü \

Definition of caoutchouc

: 1rubber 2a

Origin and Etymology of caoutchouc

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


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caoutchouc

noun caou·tchouc \ ˈkau̇-ˌchu̇k, -ˌchük, -ˌchü \

medical Definition of caoutchouc

: rubber 1

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