Meaning of “masticate” in the English Dictionary

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"masticate" in British English

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masticateverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˈmæs.tɪ.keɪt/ us /ˈmæs.tə.keɪt/ specialized

to chew (= crush with the teeth) food

(Definition of “masticate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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