from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative spelling of india rubber.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See Caoutchouc.
  • See caoutchouc.
  • n. caoutchouc. See Caoutchouc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An elastic gummy substance, the inspissated juice of various tropical plants; caoutehoue; gum elastic.
  • n. An overshoe made of india-rubber.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an elastic material obtained from the latex sap of trees (especially trees of the genera Hevea and Ficus) that can be vulcanized and finished into a variety of products


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  • Of course you haven't, -- children never do: there's the spotted carpet-bag and the little blue band-box with your best bonnet, -- that's two; then the India rubber satchel is three; and my tape and needle box is four; and my band-box, five; and my collar-box; and that little hair trunk, seven.

    Uncle Tom's cabin, or Life among the lowly

  • India rubber plant from South America, there is the Luini in the chapel of San

    Jerry Junior


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