Dictionary.com

deglutinate

[ dee-gloot-n-eyt ]
/ di藞glut n藢e瑟t /
Save This Word!

verb (used with object), de路glu路ti路nat路ed, de路glu路ti路nat路ing.
to extract the gluten from.
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can鈥檛 figure out _____ gave me this gift.

Origin of deglutinate

1600鈥10; <Latin d膿gl奴tin膩tus (past participle of d膿gl奴tin膩re to unglue), equivalent to d膿-de- + gl奴tin膩tus glued (gl奴tin- (see gluten) + -膩tus-ate1)

OTHER WORDS FROM deglutinate

de路glu路ti路na路tion, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 漏 Random House, Inc. 2023

British Dictionary definitions for deglutinate

deglutinate
/ (di藧藞伞lu藧t瑟藢ne瑟t) /

verb
(tr) to extract the gluten from (a cereal, esp wheat)

Derived forms of deglutinate

deglutination, noun

Word Origin for deglutinate

C17: from Latin d膿gl奴tin膩re to unglue, from de- + gl奴tin膩re, from gl奴ten glue
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK