caucho

noun

cau·​cho
ˈkau̇(ˌ)chō,
-)shü
plural -s
: rubber
specifically : the wild rubber obtained from a Brazilian tree (Castilloa ulei) or from a Central American tree (C. elastica) see castilloa

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“Caucho.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/caucho. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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