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

 

chicle

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈtʃɪkl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtʃɪkl//
 
; BrE BrE//ˈtʃɪkli//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtʃɪkli//
 
[uncountable]
 
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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