Definitions for viscidˈvɪs ɪd
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
having a glutinous consistency; sticky; viscous.
Bot. covered by a sticky substance.
Origin of viscid:
1625–35; < LL viscidus < L visc(um) (see viscous )
gluey, glutinous, gummy, mucilaginous, pasty, sticky, viscid, viscous(adj)
having the sticky properties of an adhesive
Viscous; having a high viscosity.
Sticky, slimy, or glutinous.
Covered with a viscid layer.
Origin: From viscidus, from viscum ‘birdlime’.
sticking or adhering, and having a ropy or glutinous consistency; viscous; glutinous; sticky; tenacious; clammy; as, turpentine, tar, gums, etc., are more or less viscid