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glutinous

[ gloot-n-uhs ]
/ ˈglut n əs /
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adjective
of the nature of glue; gluey; viscid; sticky.
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Origin of glutinous

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

OTHER WORDS FROM glutinous

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH glutinous

glutenous, glutinous , gluttonous
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British Dictionary definitions for glutinous

glutinous
/ (ˈɡluːtɪnəs) /

adjective
resembling glue in texture; sticky

Derived forms of glutinous

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

glutinous
[ glōōtn-əs ]

adj.
Adhesive; sticky.

Other words from glutinous

gluti•nous•ness null n.
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