HyperDic: mucilage

English > 2 senses of the word mucilage:
NOUNsubstancemucilagea gelatinous substance secreted by plants
substancemucilage, glue, gumcement consisting of a sticky substance that is used as an adhesive
English > mucilage: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA gelatinous substance secreted by plants.
BroadergumAny of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants
Spanishmucílago
Catalanmucilag
Adjectivesmucilaginoushaving the sticky properties of an adhesive
English > mucilage: 2 senses > noun 2, substance
Meaningcement consisting of a sticky substance that is used as an adhesive.
Synonymsglue, gum
Narroweranimal glueA protein gelatin obtained by boiling e.g. skins and hoofs of cattle and horses
casein gluemade from casein
fish gluegelatinous substance obtained by boiling skins fins and bones of fish
marine glueglue that is not water soluble
BroadercementSomething that hardens to act as adhesive material
Spanishcola, goma, mucílago, pegamento
Catalancola, goma d'enganxar, goma
Adjectivesmucilaginoushaving the sticky properties of an adhesive

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