latex paint

noun

: a paint whose binder consists of a latex that is usually a synthetic resin polymerized in water phase compare emulsion paint

Word History

First Known Use

1922, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of latex paint was in 1922

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“Latex paint.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/latex%20paint. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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