Definitions for mucilaginousˌmyu səˈlædʒ ə nəs

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

Princeton's WordNet

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

    having the sticky properties of an adhesive


  1. mucilaginous(Adjective)

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

Webster Dictionary

  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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