deglutinate

transitive verb

de·​glutinate
(ˈ)dē+ˈ-
1
: unglue
2
[influenced in meaning by New Latin gluten (substance in flour)] : to extract or remove gluten from (as wheat flour)
deglutination
(¦)dē+
noun

Word History

Etymology

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 27 Nov. 2022.

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