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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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
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