chilte

noun
chil·​te | \ ˈchiltē \
plural -s

Definition of chilte

: a bushlike Mexican tree (Jatropha tepiquensis) of the spurge family yielding a latex and also a chicle used as a chewing-gum base

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History and Etymology for chilte

Mexican Spanish

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“Chilte.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chilte. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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