gelatinous

[ juh-lat-n-uh s ]
/ dʒəˈlæt n əs /

adjective

having the nature of or resembling jelly, especially in consistency; jellylike.
pertaining to, containing, or consisting of gelatin.

Origin of gelatinous

First recorded in 1715–25; gelatin + -ous

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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

gelatinously, adverbgelatinousness, noun
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Medicine definitions for gelatinous

gelatinous

[ jə-lătn-əs ]

adj.

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