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chi·cle

(chik'el),
1. The partially evaporated viscous, milky juice from Manilkara zapotilla (sapotaceae), which is native to the West Indies, Mexico, and Central America.
2. A mixture of gutta with triterpene alcohols. Used in the manufacture of chewing gum.
[Sp., from Nahuatl chictli]

chi·cle

(chikĕl)
1. The partially evaporated viscous, milky juice from Manilkara zapotilla (family Sapotaceae), which is native to the West Indies, Mexico, and Central America.
2. A mixture of gutta with triterpene alcohols. Used in the manufacture of chewing gum.
[Sp., from Nahuatl chictli]

chi·cle

(chikĕl)
Mixture of gutta with triterpene alcohols; used in manufacture of chewing gum.
[Sp., from Nahuatl chictli]
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In the following years, Adams and his Chicago business rival William Wrigley improved the mechanical processing of chicle with sugar, mint, and lilorice flavors and eventually made chewing gum, along with specialty products like bubblegum, breath cleansing gum, and nicotine gum, into kings of the global marketplace.
They also are exploring ways to derive income from the forest without destroying it, through harvesting plants such as xate, a palm used in floral arrangements, which can be collected year-round, and through chicle, which is harvested September through February, allspice (pimienta gorda), and medicinal plants.
The trifecta is completed by one of the most famous football cards in the hobby - a 1935 National Chicle Bronko Nagurski card.
If the Usumacinta were dammed and flooded, I really don't know how the people of this area would transport their corn, chicle, allspice and other goods to market," muses Roxan Ortiz, a Guatemalan ecologist who grew up in the Peten and now reintroduces illegally captured mammals to the wild.
Since the turn of the century, the estate has operated as a working plantation with thousands of acres of forest (mahogany, log wood, pine, cedar, santa maria and chicle trees) and thousands of acres of cultivated agriculture land (coconut, lime and other tropical fruits).
Like Mick and Lucy Fleming, residents of Belize's sparsely-populated interior have historically lived off the land, first through logging or rubber and chicle tapping, and more recently via cultivated agriculture.
July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- A 1935 National Chicle #24 Bronko Nagurski football card has sold in a private, $240,000 transaction, making it the most valuable football card in existence.
The first trading card set to include NFL players was the 1935 National Chicle Set.
Founded in 1899 as American Chicle by Thomas Adams, Adams was acquired in 1962 by the Warner-Lambert Company.
Trudy Fruit, a dedicated student studying chicle viscosity and flavor retention, who is working toward her Ph.
Walsh held various positions within Warner- Lambert including president, American Chicle Group; president, Canada/Latin America Group; and president, International Operations.