By diluting this mucilage with water, he would have given life to the whole of them.
Sue says she believes it's mucilage, and I think she's right.
But the air was sticky like mucilage, and the weight of it seemed to burden the lungs and make breathing difficult.
Under the dribble of the mucilage the fire in his eyes had flickered and sunk.
Chemically the mucilage is simply a modification of cellulose.
mucilage, paste, stationery; the half-dozen sorts of envelopes and letter-heads.
Large leaves will stay down better if a drop of mucilage be placed in their centre.
Put a little of the mucilage from slippery elm in a teaspoon.
Spirit produces the same effect in those which are made with yolk or mucilage; and acids in those made with an alkali.
All the Malvace abound in mucilage, and they all have woody fibre in their stems.
late 14c., mussillage, "viscous substance found in vegetable material," from Old French mucilage (14c.), from Late Latin mucilago "musty or moldy juice" (4c.), from Latin mucere "be musty or moldy," from mucus "mucus" (see mucus). Meaning "adhesive" is first attested 1859.
mucilage mu·ci·lage (myōō'sə-lĭj)
A viscid preparation consisting of a solution of a plant-based gum in water and used in pharmacy as an excipient.