[ kou-choh, -shoo ]

  1. rubber obtained from the latex of any of several tropical American trees of the genus Castilla, especially C. elastica, of Central America.

Origin of caucho

First recorded in 1895–1900; from Latin American Spanish, Spanish, variant of cauchuc caoutchouc
  • Also called ule.

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