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caucho

[ kou-choh, -shoo ]
/ ˈkaʊ tʃoʊ, -ʃu /
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noun

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

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Origin of caucho

1895–1900; <American Spanish, variant of cauchuc caoutchouc
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