chiclete

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Etymology[edit]

From English Chiclets (a brand of candy-coated chewing gum made by Cadbury Adams), from chicle (principal ingredient of chewing gum), from Spanish chicle, from Classical Nahuatl tzictli (gum of the sapodilla tree, chewing gum).

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Noun[edit]

chiclete m (Brazil) or f (Portugal) (plural chicletes)

  1. gum (single piece of chewing gum)

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