glutinous

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin glūtinōsus; synchronically analyzable as gluten +‎ -ous.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡluːtɪnəs/
  • Hyphenation: glu‧ti‧nous

Adjective[edit]

glutinous (comparative more glutinous, superlative most glutinous)

  1. Glue-like, sticky, viscid.
    • 2020 September 1, Nicholas Barber, “Five stars for I'm Thinking of Ending Things”, in BBC[1]:
      Then comes the dinner, a glutinous spread that seems simultaneously generous and disgusting, but no one ever touches the food
  2. Of the nature of gluten.
  3. Containing gluten.

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