deglutinate

[ dee-gloot-n-eyt ]
/ diˈglut nˌeɪt /

verb (used with object), de·glu·ti·nat·ed, de·glu·ti·nat·ing.

to extract the gluten from.

Nearby words

  1. deglaze,
  2. degloss,
  3. degloving,
  4. deglut,
  5. deglut.,
  6. deglutition,
  7. degorger,
  8. degradable,
  9. degradation,
  10. degradation of energy

Origin of deglutinate

1600–10; < Latin dēglūtinātus (past participle of dēglūtināre to unglue), equivalent to dē- de- + glūtinātus glued (glūtin- (see gluten) + -ātus -ate1)

Related formsde·glu·ti·na·tion, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for deglutinate

deglutinate

/ (diːˈɡluːtɪˌneɪt) /

verb

(tr) to extract the gluten from (a cereal, esp wheat)
Derived Formsdeglutination, noun

Word Origin for deglutinate

C17: from Latin dēglūtināre to unglue, from de- + glūtināre, from glūten glue

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