What does viscid mean?

Definitions for viscidˈvɪs ɪd

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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

  2. Origin: [L. viscidus, fr. viscum the mistletoe, birdlime made from the berries of the mistletoe; akin to Gr. : cf. F. viscide.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of viscid in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of viscid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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