caoutchouc

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French caoutchouc, from Spanish caucho, from Quechua kawchu.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkaʊtʃʊk/, /ˈkaʊtʃuk/

Noun[edit]

caoutchouc (countable and uncountable, plural caoutchoucs)

  1. latex; natural rubber

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish caucho, from Quechua kawchu.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ka.ut.ʃu/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

caoutchouc m (plural caoutchoucs)

  1. rubber (natural and synthetic)
  2. (Louisiana, Cajun French) plastic

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Descendants[edit]

  • German: Kautschuk
  • Italian: caucciù
  • Romanian: cauciuc
  • Russian: каучук (kaučuk)
  • Vietnamese: cao su

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