glutinous

Part of speech: adjective

Resembling glue; sticky.

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Usage examples "glutinous":

  1. The abundance of fish is also due to the presence of masses of glutinous matter, apparently living protoplasm, which furnishes nutriment for millions of animalcules which again become food for the herring and other fish. - "Norwegian Life", Ethlyn T. Clough.
  2. Breaking through that glassy surface to the glutinous stuff beneath, they suffered cuts deep enough to draw blood above hoof level. - "Ride Proud, Rebel!", Andre Alice Norton.
  3. The vegetable furnishing this glutinous, nutritious, and wholesome ingredient is as easily raised as any product of the garden. - "The Home Acre", E. P. Roe.