adverb see mucilaginous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • mucilaginously — mjuːsɪ lædʒɪnɪslɪ adv. in a mucilaginous manner, with secretion of viscous solutions …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mucilaginously — mu·ci·lag·i·nous·ly …   English syllables

  • mucilaginously — adverb see mucilaginous …   Useful english dictionary

  • mucilaginous — mucilaginously, adv. /myooh seuh laj euh neuhs/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or secreting mucilage. 2. of the nature of or resembling mucilage; moist, soft, and viscid. [1640 50; < LL mucilagin (s. of mucilago) MUCILAGE + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • mucilaginous — adjective Etymology: Middle English muscilaginous, from Late Latin mucilaginosus, from mucilagin , mucilago Date: 15th century 1. sticky, viscid 2. of, relating to, full of, or secreting mucilage • mucilaginously adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mucilaginous — (adj.) early 15c., viscous, sticky, from M.L. muscilaginosus, from L.L. mucilaginosus, from mucillago (see MUCILAGE (Cf. mucilage)). Related: Mucilaginously …   Etymology dictionary

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