viscid


vis·cid

adjective \ˈvi-səd\

Definition of VISCID

1
a :  having an adhesive quality :  sticky
b :  having a glutinous consistency :  viscous
2
:  covered with a sticky layer
vis·cid·i·ty \vi-ˈsi-də-tē\ noun
vis·cid·ly \ˈvi-səd-lē\ adverb

Examples of VISCID

  1. <honey that turned even more viscid in the cold>

Origin of VISCID

Late Latin viscidus, from Latin viscum birdlime — more at viscous
First Known Use: 1635

vis·cid

adjective \ˈvis-əd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of VISCID

1
: having an adhesive quality
2
: having a glutinous consistency : viscous

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