Mucilaginous

Definition of Mucilaginous

Mu`ci`lag´i`nous
a.1.Partaking of the nature of, or resembling, mucilage; moist, soft, and viscid; slimy; ropy; as, a mucilaginous liquid.
2.Of, pertaining to, or secreting, mucilage; as, the mucilaginous glands.
3.Soluble in water, but not in alcohol; yielding mucilage; as, mucilaginous gums or plants.

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adhesive, amylaceous, clabbered, clammy, clotted, coagulated, curdled, doughy, gaumy, gelatinous, glairy, gluelike, gluey, glutenous, glutinose, glutinous, gooey, grumous, gumbo, gumbolike, gumlike, gummous, gummy, heavy, inspissated, jelled, jellied, jellylike, pasty, ropy, slabby, slimy, slithery, starchy, sticky, stodgy, stringy, syrupy, tacky, tenacious, thick, thickened, tough, tremelloid, tremellose, viscid, viscose, viscous
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