Mimusops globosa
Chicle Chic"le, n., Chicle gum Chicle gum [Amer. Sp. chicle.] A gumlike substance obtained from the bully tree ({Mimusops globosa}) and sometimes also from the naseberry or sapodilla ({Sapota zapotilla}). It is more plastic than caoutchouc and more elastic than gutta-percha, as an adulterant of which it is used in England. It is used largely in the United States in making chewing gum. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Chicle — Chic le, n., Chicle gum Chicle gum [Amer. Sp. chicle.] A gumlike substance obtained from the bully tree ({Mimusops globosa}) and sometimes also from the naseberry or sapodilla ({Sapota zapotilla}). It is more plastic than caoutchouc and more… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chicle gum — Chicle Chic le, n., Chicle gum Chicle gum [Amer. Sp. chicle.] A gumlike substance obtained from the bully tree ({Mimusops globosa}) and sometimes also from the naseberry or sapodilla ({Sapota zapotilla}). It is more plastic than caoutchouc and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dichopsis Gutta — Gutta percha Gut ta per cha, n. [Malay gutah gum + pertja the tree from which is it procured.] A concrete juice produced by various trees found in the Malayan archipelago, especially by the {Isonandra Gutta}, syn. {Dichopsis Gutta}. It becomes… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gutta-percha — Gut ta per cha, n. [Malay gutah gum + pertja the tree from which is it procured.] A concrete juice produced by various trees found in the Malayan archipelago, especially by the {Isonandra Gutta}, syn. {Dichopsis Gutta}. It becomes soft, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Isonandra Gutta — Gutta percha Gut ta per cha, n. [Malay gutah gum + pertja the tree from which is it procured.] A concrete juice produced by various trees found in the Malayan archipelago, especially by the {Isonandra Gutta}, syn. {Dichopsis Gutta}. It becomes… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sapota zapotilla — Chicle Chic le, n., Chicle gum Chicle gum [Amer. Sp. chicle.] A gumlike substance obtained from the bully tree ({Mimusops globosa}) and sometimes also from the naseberry or sapodilla ({Sapota zapotilla}). It is more plastic than caoutchouc and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chicle — Le chicle (prononcé « tchiclé »; du nahuatl tzictli, gomme) est une gomme qui provient du latex blanc du sapotillier Achras zapota P.Ivanoff, d origine d Amérique centrale et du sud. C est la matière utilisée traditionnellement dans le… …   Wikipédia en Français

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