Origin of mucilaginous
Related Words for mucilaginousadhesive, clammy, gelatinous, glutinous, gooey, slimy, stiff, tenacious, thick, tough, viscid, viscose, gluey, ropy, syrupy
Examples from the Web for mucilaginous
Historical Examples of mucilaginous
The qualities of all the plants in this order are mucilaginous.Botany for Ladies
He only allowed a spare diet of mucilaginous and acid drinks.An Epitome of the History of Medicine
When they burst, a white and mucilaginous liquor exuded from them.The History of Prostitution
William W. Sanger
Magnesia or its carbonate should be given freely in mucilaginous fluids.Memoranda on Poisons
Thomas Hawkes Tanner
The nests are formed of mucilaginous sea-weeds and have the appearance of isinglass.Natural History in Anecdote
early 15c., "viscous, sticky," from Medieval Latin muscilaginosus, from Late Latin mucilaginosus, from mucillago (see mucilage). Related: Mucilaginously.
- Resembling mucilage; moist and sticky.