chicle

noun chi·cle \ ˈchi-kəl , ˈchi-klē \

Definition of chicle

:a gum from the latex of the sapodilla used as the chief ingredient of chewing gum

Origin and Etymology of chicle

American Spanish, from Nahautl tzictli

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CHICLE Defined for Kids

chicle

noun chi·cle \ ˈchi-kəl , -klē \

Definition of chicle for Students

:a gum obtained from the sap of a tropical American tree and used in making chewing gum


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