Origin of glutinous
Examples from the Web for glutinous
It cannot be made into loaves, as much moisture would make it too glutinous to bake.
A glutinous mass, endowed with a malignant will, what can be more horrible?Toilers of the Sea|Victor Hugo
From these is emitted a glutinous liquid, with which his long tongue is lubricated when he puts it into the ants' nests.Wanderings in South America|Charles Waterton
The glutinous residue is then used for preparing articles of food.Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value|Harry Snyder
The preparation consisted of lime, cocoanut water, and the glutinous juice of a fruit which grows upon the paragaha-tree.The Pearl of India|Maturin M. Ballou
British Dictionary definitions for glutinous
Word Origin and History for glutinous
"of the nature of glue," early 15c. (implied c.1400 in glutinosity), from Latin glutinosus "gluey, viscous, tenacious," from gluten (genitive glutinis) "glue" (see glue (n.)).