Definition of chicle noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈtʃɪkl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtʃɪkl//
; BrE BrE//ˈtʃɪkli//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtʃɪkli//
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a substance produced by the sapodilla tree and used to make chewing gum Word Originvia Latin American Spanish, from Nahuatl tzictli.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: chicle