inviscate

transitive verb in·vis·cate \ ə̇nˈviˌskāt , ˈinˌv- \

Definition of inviscate

-ed/-ing/-s
:to encase in a sticky substance :make viscid

inviscation

\ˌinˌviˈskāshən\ noun, plural -s

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Origin and Etymology of inviscate

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


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