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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 la·tex /ˈleˌtɛks/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 la·tex /ˈleˌtɛks/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 La·tex n.
 1. Bot. A milky or colored juice in certain plants in cavities (called latex cells or latex tubes). It contains the peculiar principles of the plants, whether aromatic, bitter, or acid, and in many instances yields caoutchouc upon coagulation.  The lattex of the India rubber plant produces the rubber of commerce on coagulation.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a milky exudate from certain plants that coagulates on
           exposure to air
      2: a water-base paint having a latex binder [syn: latex paint,
          rubber-base paint]
      [also: latices (pl)]