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[gloot-n-uh s] /ˈglut n əs/

of the nature of glue; gluey; viscid; sticky.
resembling glue in texture; sticky

“of the nature of glue,” early 15c. (implied c.1400 in glutinosity), from Latin glutinosus “gluey, viscous, tenacious,” from gluten (genitive glutinis) “glue” (see glue (n.)).

glutinous glu·ti·nous (glōōt’n-əs)
Adhesive; sticky.
glu’ti·nous·ness or glu’ti·nos’i·ty (-ŏs’ĭ-tē) n.


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