viscous

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First attested in 1605. From Middle French viscous and Late Latin viscōsus, from viscum (birdlime).

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viscous (comparative more viscous, superlative most viscous)

  1. Having a thick, sticky consistency between solid and liquid
  2. (physics) Of or pertaining to viscosity

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