Mucilaginous



[myoo-suh-laj-uh-nuh s] /ˌmyu səˈlædʒ ə nəs/

adjective
1.
of, relating to, or secreting .
2.
of the nature of or resembling ; moist, soft, and viscid.
adj.

early 15c., “viscous, sticky,” from Medieval Latin muscilaginosus, from Late Latin mucilaginosus, from mucillago (see mucilage). Related: Mucilaginously.

mucilaginous mu·ci·lag·i·nous (myōō’sə-lāj’ə-nəs)
adj.
Resembling mucilage; moist and sticky.

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