Meaning of latex
Pronunciation: (lā'teks), [key]
— pl. lat•i•ces la•tex•es.
- a milky liquid in certain plants, as milkweeds, euphorbias, poppies, or the plants yielding India rubber, that coagulates on exposure to air.
- any emulsion in water of finely divided particles of synthetic rubber or plastic.
- latex (Thesaurus)