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English → English (gcide) Definition: Mimusops globosa 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 unpressible at the tamperature of boiling water, and, on cooling, retains its new shape. It dissolves in oils and ethers, but not in water. In many of its properties it resembles caoutchouc, and it is extensively used for many economical purposes. The Mimusops globosa of Guiana also yields this material. [1913 Webster] 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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