chicle chicle


  • (n) gum-like substance from the sapodilla


  1. Camel-smokers walked at least a mile for any kind of cigaret; candy-eaters really lost weight for lack of sugar; gum-chewers glumly clumped their jaws on nonresilient chicle.
  2. In a rambling two-story house hidden by mango and chicle trees on the industrious island of Trinidad lives an unlikely watchdog against corporate greed.
  3. Astonishingly, some 28 of these chicle, cattle, piping-and people-ferrying air craft are still flying between remote points round the globe.
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/ˈpæ sə ˌfaɪ /