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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Cement consisting of a sticky substance that is used as an adhesive; A gelatinous substance secreted by plants.

Usage examples (27)
  • This accounts for my glib use of the word mucilage, as well as the titles of other staples.
  • What's called the mucilage, which is the sort of fruity part, which, by the way, tastes rather sweet if you chew it, that has to come off.
  • It is particularly by the mucilage, which is found in greater or less quantity in all vegetables, that the purity of oil is affected.
  • I have never had a problem with the okra 'mucilage', but I know some people are completely appalled by it. for more
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