deglutinate

transitive verb
de·​glutinate | \ (ˈ)dē+ˈ- \

Definition of deglutinate

1 : unglue
2 [influenced in meaning by New Latin gluten (substance in flour)] : to extract or remove gluten from (as wheat flour)

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Other Words from deglutinate

deglutination \ (¦)dē+ \ noun

History and Etymology for deglutinate

Latin deglutinatus, past participle of deglutinare, from de- + glutinare to glue, from glutin-, gluten glue; akin to Latin glut-, glus glue

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“Deglutinate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deglutinate. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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