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glutinous

[gloot-n-uh s] /ˈglut n əs/
adjective
1.
of the nature of glue; gluey; viscid; sticky.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English; < Latin glūtinōsus gluey, sticky. See gluten, -ous
Related forms
glutinously, adverb
glutinousness, glutinosity
[gloot-n-os-i-tee] /ˌglut nˈɒs ɪ ti/ (Show IPA),
noun
unglutinosity, noun
unglutinous, adjective
unglutinously, adverb
unglutinousness, noun
Can be confused
glutenous, glutinous, gluttonous.
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British Dictionary definitions for un-glutinosity

glutinous

/ˈɡluːtɪnəs/
adjective
1.
resembling glue in texture; sticky
Derived Forms
glutinously, adverb
glutinousness, glutinosity (ˌɡluːtɪˈnɒsɪtɪ) noun
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un-glutinosity in Medicine

glutinous glu·ti·nous (glōōt'n-əs)
adj.
Adhesive; sticky.


glu'ti·nous·ness or glu'ti·nos'i·ty (-ŏs'ĭ-tē) n.
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