chewing-gum

chewing gum

[choo-ing]
noun
a sweetened and flavored preparation for chewing, usually made of chicle.

Origin:
1755–65, Americanism

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chewing gum
 
n
a preparation for chewing, usually made of flavoured and sweetened chicle or such substitutes as polyvinyl acetate

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