Origin of mucilaginous
Examples from the Web for mucilaginous
The mucilaginous substance left behind is loosely enclosed by the crumpled cell wall.Trees Worth Knowing|Julia Ellen Rogers
Its root is sweetish and mucilaginous, and is used as a substitute for liquorice (Indian liquorice).
Give the antidote in some of the mucilaginous drinks before mentioned.
Name from sapo, soap, the mucilaginous juice forming a lather with water.
The sweet, subacid, mucilaginous juice is much esteemed as a pectoral.The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom|P. L. Simmonds
early 15c., "viscous, sticky," from Medieval Latin muscilaginosus, from Late Latin mucilaginosus, from mucillago (see mucilage). Related: Mucilaginously.