Glaireous
Glaireous Glair"e*ous, a. Glairy; covered with glair. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • glaireous — glair·e·ous …   English syllables

  • glaireous — ]rēəs adjective Etymology: glair (I) + eous archaic : glairy …   Useful english dictionary

  • glairy — glairiness, n. /glair ee/, adj., glairier, glairiest. 1. of the nature of glair; viscous. 2. covered with glair. Also, glaireous /glair ee euhs/. [1655 65; GLAIR + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • glairy — /ˈglɛəri/ (say glairree) adjective 1. of the nature of glair; viscous. 2. covered with glair. Also, glaireous /ˈglɛəriəs/ (say glairreeuhs). –glairiness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • glair —   n. white of egg; any similar substance; v.t. cover with glair.    ♦ glaireous, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • glair — n. (also glaire) 1 white of egg. 2 an adhesive preparation made from this, used in bookbinding etc. Derivatives: glaireous adj. glairy adj. Etymology: ME f. OF glaire, ult. f. L clara fem. of clarus clear …   Useful english dictionary

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