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synonyms for mucilaginous

  • adhesive
  • clammy
  • gelatinous
  • gluey
  • glutinous
  • gooey
  • ropy
  • slimy
  • stiff
  • syrupy
  • tenacious
  • thick
  • tough
  • viscid
  • viscose
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How to use mucilaginous in a sentence

The first is contained in great abundance in flax and cotton-seed, the sun-flower, and many other of the mucilaginous seeds.
DOMESTIC ANIMALSRICHARD L. ALLEN
Taste: Slightly acid and mucilaginous when raw; after cooking somewhat suggesting white meat of chicken.
OUR EDIBLE TOADSTOOLS AND MUSHROOMS AND HOW TO DISTINGUISH THEMWILLIAM HAMILTON GIBSON
He mentions the mucilaginous testa possessed by many seeds, but which only becomes noticeable when they have been moistened.
MAKERS OF BRITISH BOTANY; A COLLECTION OF BIOGRAPHIES BY LIVING BOTANISTSVARIOUS
It also exudes from the articulations of its abdomen a yellow mucilaginous liquid, of a pungent and disagreeable odour.
THE INSECT WORLDLOUIS FIGUIER
All plants communicate to water some mucilaginous material which is carried over along with it.
DISCOVERY OF OXYGEN, PART 2CARL WILHELM SCHEELE
I soaked one of the seeds for ten hours in warm water, which became only very slightly mucilaginous.
MORE LETTERS OF CHARLES DARWIN VOLUME IICHARLES DARWIN
The walls of these cells, though very thin, are mucilaginous, and capable of taking up large amounts of water.
ALL ABOUT COFFEEWILLIAM H. UKERS
The mucilaginous fermentation, in which sugar is converted into slime, instead of alcohol.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
In England, the mucilaginous oils of Gallipoli are preferred, and in Malabar, oils more or less rancid.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
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WORDS RELATED TO MUCILAGINOUS

  • adherent
  • adhering
  • agglutinant
  • attaching
  • clinging
  • clingy
  • gelatinous
  • glutinous
  • gooey
  • gummed
  • gummy
  • holding
  • hugging
  • mucilaginous
  • pasty
  • resinous
  • sticky
  • tenacious
  • viscid
  • viscous
  • waxy
  • gluey
  • glutinous
  • gummy
  • jellied
  • jelly-like
  • mucilaginous
  • pudding
  • sticky
  • thick
  • viscid
  • viscous
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