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Definition of gutta-percha noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

gutta-percha

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌɡʌt̮ə ˈpərtʃə//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a natural substance which can be shaped when it is heated and is hard when cool, produced by certain Malaysian trees
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: gutta-percha