Origin of viscid
Examples from the Web for viscid
Through the viscid atmosphere he cut his way in sprightly fashion.Caybigan|James Hopper
Sometimes it appears as though pasted to one of the folds of the palate by viscid secretion.
This yeast is the viscid froth that rises to the surface of beer, in the first stage of its fermentation.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
These glands secrete a viscid juice at the time of anthesis.A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses|Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar
A dwarf, and rather straggling, viscid shrub, with linear-ovate leaves that are silvery beneath.Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs|A. D. Webster
British Dictionary definitions for viscid
Word Origin for viscid
Word Origin and History for viscid
"sticky," 1610s (implied in viscidity), from Late Latin viscidus, from Latin viscum "mistletoe, birdlime" (see viscous).