inviscate

transitive verb
in·​vis·​cate | \ ə̇nˈviˌskāt, ˈinˌv- \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of inviscate

: to encase in a sticky substance : make viscid

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Other Words from inviscate

inviscation \ ˌinˌviˈskāshən \ noun, plural -s

History and Etymology for inviscate

Late Latin inviscatus, past participle of inviscare to snare as with birdlime, from Latin in- in- entry 2 + viscare to smear with birdlime, from viscum mistletoe, birdlime

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“Inviscate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inviscate. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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