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Question

From what tree did native americans derive the gum-like resin that would inspire today's chewing gum?

1 Answer

  • the tree from which theĀ native Americans derive the gum-like resin that would inspire today's chewing gum is: Sapodilla trees

    Native Americans utilize the sap of sapodilla trees called Chicle as a substance to be chewed and cleaned up their teet since it has a unique taste and rubbery texture.
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