English version

masticate in Human topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmasticatemas‧ti‧cate /ˈmæstɪkeɪt/ verb [intransitive, transitive]  formalHBHDF to chew foodmastication /ˌmæstɪˈkeɪʃən/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
masticateMeanwhile, to ferment the brew, old tribal women masticate more manioc and spit the juice into a bowl.I made a wad out of the young leaves and twigs and tried to masticate slowly.