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glutinous


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glutinous  \Glu"ti*nous\,  a.  [L.  glutinosus,  fr  gluten  glue:  cf 
  F.  glutineux  See  {Gluten}.] 
  1.  Of  the  nature  of  glue;  resembling  glue;  viscous;  viscid; 
  adhesive;  gluey. 
 
  2.  (Bot.)  Havig  a  moist  and  adhesive  or  sticky  surface,  as  a 
  leaf  or  gland. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  glutinous 
  adj  :  having  the  properties  of  glue  [syn:  {gluey},  {gummy},  {mucilaginous}, 
  {pasty},  {sticky},  {viscid},  {viscous}] 




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