[ kuhn-gloot-n-eyt, kuhng- ]
/ kənˈglut nˌeɪt, kəŋ- /
verb (used with or without object), con·glu·ti·nat·ed, con·glu·ti·nat·ing.
to join or become joined with or as if with glue.
glued together; adhering.
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Origin of conglutinate
OTHER WORDS FROM conglutinatecon·glu·ti·na·tion, nouncon·glu·ti·na·tive, adjectiveun·con·glu·ti·nat·ed, adjectiveun·con·glu·ti·na·tive, adjective
Words nearby conglutinate
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British Dictionary definitions for conglutinate
/ (kənˈɡluːtɪˌneɪt) /
obsolete to cause (the edges of a wound or fracture) to join during the process of healing or (of the edges of a wound or fracture) to join during this process
to stick or become stuck together
Derived forms of conglutinateconglutination, nounconglutinative, adjective
Word Origin for conglutinate
C16: from Latin conglūtināre to glue together, from glūtināre to glue, from glūten glue
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