cellulosic

[ sel-yuh-loh-sik ]
/ ˌsɛl yəˈloʊ sɪk /
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adjective

of, containing, or derived from cellulose.

noun

any cellulosic compound or substance.

Nearby words

  1. cellulolytic,
  2. cellulose,
  3. cellulose acetate,
  4. cellulose nitrate,
  5. cellulose triacetate,
  6. cellulosity,
  7. celo-navigation,
  8. celom,
  9. celonychia,
  10. celophlebitis

Origin of cellulosic

First recorded in 1880–85; cellulose + -ic

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