chicle

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chic·le

 (chĭk′əl, chē′klĕ)
n.
The coagulated milky latex of the sapodilla, formerly used as the principal ingredient of chewing gum.

[Spanish, from Nahuatl tzictli, from tzicoa, to seize, hold, stick something to something else .]

chicle

(ˈtʃɪkəl)
n
(Cookery) a gumlike substance obtained from the sapodilla; the main ingredient of chewing gum. Also called: chicle gum
[from Spanish, from Nahuatl chictli]

chic•le

(ˈtʃɪk əl)

n.
a gumlike substance obtained from the latex of certain tropical American trees, as the sapodilla, used chiefly in chewing gum.
[1860–65, Amer.; < Mexican Spanish < Nahuatl tzictli]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chicle - gum-like substance from the sapodilla
chewing gum, gum - a preparation (usually made of sweetened chicle) for chewing
gum - any of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants; they are gelatinous when moist but harden on drying
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chicle

nChiclegummi m