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

Definition of deglutinate

  1. 1 :  unglue

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


\(¦)dē+\ noun

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Origin and Etymology of deglutinate

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

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capable of being understood in two ways

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