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verb (used with object), de·glu·ti·nat·ed, de·glu·ti·nat·ing.
  1. to extract the gluten from.
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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 deglutination


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

Word Origin

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