Definitions of latex

  1. 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.
  2. In bot., the proper juice or returning sap of plants; the granular fluid contained in laticiferous vessels.
  3. A milky fluid found in some plants.