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glutinous

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adjective glu·ti·nous \ˈglüt-nəs, ˈglü-tə-nəs\

Definition of glutinous

  1. :  having the quality of glue :  gummy

glu·ti·nous·ly adverb


Examples of glutinous

  1. <a bad horror movie from the 1950s about a glutinous blob that devoured Manhattan>



Origin of glutinous

Middle English, from Latin glutinosus, from glutin-, gluten


First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with glutinous


GLUTINOUS Defined for Kids

glutinous

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adjective glu·ti·nous \ˈglü-tə-nəs\

Definition of glutinous

  1. :  like glue :  sticky <glutinous oatmeal>




Medical Dictionary

glutinous

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adjective glu·ti·nous \ˈglüt-nəs, -ən-əs\

Medical Definition of glutinous

  1. :  having the quality of glue especially in physical properties





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