[ myoo-suh-laj-uh-nuhs ]
See synonyms for mucilaginous on
  1. of, relating to, or secreting mucilage.

  2. of the nature of or resembling mucilage; moist, soft, and viscid.

Origin of mucilaginous

1640–50; <Late Latin mūcilāgin- (stem of mūcilāgō) mucilage + -ous

Other words from mucilaginous

  • mu·ci·lag·i·nous·ly, adverb
  • non·mu·ci·lag·i·nous, adjective

Words Nearby mucilaginous Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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