masticar

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin masticāre, present active infinitive of masticō. The word mastegar derives from the same source, but is a direct descendant while masticar is a later loanword.

Verb[edit]

masticar (first-person singular present mastico, past participle masticat)

  1. to chew

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masticar

  1. to chew

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin masticāre, present active infinitive of masticō. The word mascar derives from the same source, but is a direct descendant while masticar is a later loanword.

Verb[edit]

masticar (first-person singular present mastico, first-person singular preterite mastiqué, past participle masticado)

  1. to chew
  2. to think (about an idea)

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