What does the word mucilage mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Mucilaginous.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • An adhesive solution of gum in water.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Mucilagely.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Mucilageness.

Usage examples for mucilage

  1. It was littered with proof, scratch paper, scissors, mucilage, pencils, inkwells, and a case of " pie." – The Co-Citizens by Corra Harris
  2. " He upset the mucilage bottle into the dictionary, the other day, and now we have to take a knife and pry, if we want to look up anything from I to Q." " Oh, Polly, I almost forgot to tell you," said Alan suddenly. – Half a Dozen Girls by Anna Chapin Ray
  3. Reporters, as everybody knows, must severely repress their personal opinions and stick like mucilage to the bare facts. – Angela's Business by Henry Sydnor Harrison