glutinous

[ gloot-n-uh s ]
/ ˈglut n əs /

adjective

of the nature of glue; gluey; viscid; sticky.

Origin of glutinous

1375–1425; late Middle English; < Latin glūtinōsus gluey, sticky. See gluten, -ous

Related forms

Can be confused

glutenous glutinous gluttonous
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British Dictionary definitions for glutinous

glutinous

/ (ˈɡluːtɪnəs) /

adjective

resembling glue in texture; sticky

Derived Forms

glutinously, adverbglutinousness or glutinosity (ˌɡluːtɪˈnɒsɪtɪ), noun
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Medicine definitions for glutinous

glutinous

[ glōōtn-əs ]

adj.

Adhesive; sticky.

Related forms

gluti•nous•ness null n.
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