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gelatinous

[ juh-lat-n-uhs ]
/ dʒəˈlæt n əs /
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adjective
having the nature of or resembling jelly, especially in consistency; jellylike.
pertaining to, containing, or consisting of gelatin.
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Origin of gelatinous

First recorded in 1715–25; gelatin + -ous

OTHER WORDS FROM gelatinous

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British Dictionary definitions for gelatinous

gelatinous
/ (dʒɪˈlætɪnəs) /

adjective
consisting of or resembling jelly; viscous
of, containing, or resembling gelatine

Derived forms of gelatinous

gelatinously, adverbgelatinousness, noun
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Medical definitions for gelatinous

gelatinous
[ jə-lătn-əs ]

adj.
Of, relating to, or containing gelatin.
Resembling gelatin; viscous.
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