glutin

n.

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).


Nearby words

  1. glutethimide,
  2. gluteus,
  3. gluteus maximus,
  4. gluteus medius,
  5. gluteus minimus,
  6. glutinant,
  7. glutinous,
  8. glutitis,
  9. glutose,
  10. glutton

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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