from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of gum obtained in the East Indies from an angular columnar species of Euphorbia, E. Cattimandoo. It is used as a cement and as a remedy for rheumatism.
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The juice of _E. cattimandoo_ furnishes caoutchouc of a very good quality, which, however, becomes brittle, although soaking in hot water renders it again pliable.