1825, from French glutine, probably from Latin gluten (see gluten) + chemical suffix -ine (2). Used in chemistry in several senses before settling on "gelatin prepared from animal hides, hoofs, etc." (1845).
- gluteus maximus,
- gluteus medius,
- gluteus minimus,
Examples from the Web for glutin
When this is boiled with alcohol, the glutin above referred to is extracted, and vegetable fibrine is left.Elements of Agricultural Chemistry|Thomas Anderson
By boiling with water, dilute acids or dilute alkalies, collagen is split up into gelatin or glutin.Principles and Practice of Fur Dressing and Fur Dyeing|William E. Austin