viscid

adjective
vis·​cid | \ ˈvi-səd How to pronounce viscid (audio) \

Definition of viscid

1a : having an adhesive quality : sticky
b : having a glutinous consistency : viscous
2 : covered with a sticky layer

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Other Words from viscid

viscidity \ vi-​ˈsi-​də-​tē How to pronounce viscid (audio) \ noun
viscidly \ ˈvi-​səd-​lē How to pronounce viscid (audio) \ adverb

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Examples of viscid in a Sentence

honey that turned even more viscid in the cold

First Known Use of viscid

1635, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for viscid

Late Latin viscidus, from Latin viscum birdlime — more at viscous

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“Viscid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/viscid. Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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viscid

adjective
vis·​cid | \ ˈvis-əd How to pronounce viscid (audio) \

Medical Definition of viscid

1 : having an adhesive quality
2 : having a glutinous consistency : viscous

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