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Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Definitions for glutinous

  1. Of the nature of glue; resembling glue; sticky.

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Citations for glutinous
What do you mean? I said, my mouth glutinous with melted marshmallow and caramel. T. Coraghessan Boyle, T. C. Boyle Stories
At this point Leonardo wakes, decides the sensation is extraordinary but not death, and gazing up through the glutinous film of boiled carrot drippings, says: No, Salai will be riding a horse. R. M. Berry, Leonardo's Horse
Origin of glutinous
late Middle English
1375-1425
Glutinous derives from Latin glutinosus, from gluten, glutin-, "glue."