Date: 1600-1700
Language: Late Latin
Origin: , past participle of masticare, from Greek mastichan 'to press the teeth together'

masticate

verb
     
Related topics: Food, Human
mas‧ti‧cate [intransitive and transitive]
formalHBHDF to chew food
mastication noun [uncountable]

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