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gummous

[guhm-uh s] /ˈgʌm əs/
adjective
1.
consisting of or resembling gum; gummy.
Origin of gummous
1660-1670
1660-70; < Latin gummōsus, equivalent to gumm(i) gum1 + -ōsus -ous
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  • Of the gummous exsudation, or small transparent Pearls, discovered with a Microscope in several others.

    Micrographia Robert Hooke
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gummous

/ˈɡʌməs/
adjective
1.
(rare) resembling or consisting of gum
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