stickum

noun
stick·​um | \ ˈsti-kəm How to pronounce stickum (audio) \

Definition of stickum

: a substance that adheres or causes adhesion

First Known Use of stickum

1877, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for stickum

stick entry 3 + -um (probably alteration of 'em them)

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“Stickum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stickum. Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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