HyperDic: gluten

English > 1 sense of the word gluten:
NOUNfoodglutena protein substance that remains when starch is removed from cereal grains
gluten > pronunciation
Soundsgluw'tahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > gluten: 1 sense > noun 1, food
MeaningA protein substance that remains when starch is removed from cereal grains; gives cohesiveness to dough.
Narrowercorn glutengluten prepared from corn
wheat glutengluten prepared from wheat
BroaderproteinAny of a large group of nitrogenous organic compounds that are essential constituents of living cells
Spanishgluten
Catalangluten
Adjectivesglutinoushaving the sticky properties of an adhesive

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