verb (used with or without object), ag·glu·ti·nat·ed, ag·glu·ti·nat·ing.
Origin of agglutinate
Examples from the Web for agglutinate
At any rate, the agglutinate character of the language is indicated.Opuscula|Robert Gordon Latham
To the agglutinate languages belong the American and Turanian families.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 3|Hubert Howe Bancroft
Undiluted normal blood can agglutinate most bacteria, but loses this power when diluted to any considerable degree.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
Agglutinate languages, languages composed of parts which are words glued together, so to speak, as cowherd.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia|Edited by Rev. James Wood
Concentrated sulphuric acid causes it to agglutinate into resin-like lumps, with the accession of an intense blood-red colour.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
British Dictionary definitions for agglutinate
adjective (əˈɡluːtɪnɪt, -ˌneɪt)
Word Origin for agglutinate
Word Origin and History for agglutinate
1580s (from 1540s as a past participle adjective), from Latin agglutinatus, past participle of agglutinare (see agglutination). Related: Agglutinated; agglutinating.