Definitions for mucilaginousˌmyu səˈlædʒ ə nəs

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word mucilaginous

Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. gluey, glutinous, gummy, mucilaginous, pasty, sticky, viscid, viscous(adj)

    having the sticky properties of an adhesive

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  1. mucilaginous(Adjective)

    Of, pertaining to, or resembling mucus; slimy and viscous.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Mucilaginous(adj)

    partaking of the nature of, or resembling, mucilage; moist, soft, and viscid; slimy; ropy; as, a mucilaginous liquid

  2. Mucilaginous(adj)

    of, pertaining to, or secreting, mucilage; as, the mucilaginous glands

  3. Mucilaginous(adj)

    soluble in water, but not in alcohol; yielding mucilage; as, mucilaginous gums or plants

  4. Origin: [Cf. F. mucilagineux. See Mucilage.]


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