Definitions for viscidˈvɪs ɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vis•cidˈvɪs ɪd(adj.)

  1. having a glutinous consistency; sticky; viscous.

  2. Bot. covered by a sticky substance.

    Category: Botany

Origin of viscid:

1625–35; < LL viscidus < L visc(um) (see viscous )


Princeton's WordNet

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

    having the sticky properties of an adhesive


  1. viscid(Adjective)

    Viscous; having a high viscosity.

  2. viscid(Adjective)

    Sticky, slimy, or glutinous.

  3. viscid(Adjective)

    Covered with a viscid layer.

  4. Origin: From viscidus, from viscum ‘birdlime’.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Viscid(adj)

    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


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