Definition of Mucilaginous. Meaning of Mucilaginous. Synonyms of Mucilaginous

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Definition of Mucilaginous

Mucilaginous
Mucilaginous Mu`ci*lag"i*nous, a. [Cf. F. mucilagineux. See Mucilage.] 1. Partaking of the nature of, or resembling, mucilage; moist, soft, and viscid; slimy; ropy; as, a mucilaginous liquid. 2. Of, pertaining to, or secreting, mucilage; as, the mucilaginous glands. 3. Soluble in water, but not in alcohol; yielding mucilage; as, mucilaginous gums or plants. -- Mu`ci*lag"i*nous*ness, n.

Meaning of Mucilaginous from wikipedia

- husks. Traditionally, marshmallows were made from the extract of the mucilaginous root of the marshmallow plant (Althaea officinalis) as a cough medicine...
- Aloe vera (/ˈæloʊiː/ or /ˈæloʊ/) is a succulent plant species of the genus Aloe. An evergreen perennial, it originates from the Arabian Peninsula but grows...
- absorbing up to 12 times their weight in liquid when soaked and developing a mucilaginous coating that gives chia-based foods and beverages a distinctive gel texture...
- Stomatococcus mucilaginous (now known as Rothia mucilaginosa) is a Gram-positive, coagulase-negative, encapsulated, non-spore-forming and non-motile coccus...
- slightly tart flavor, like green beans, and a crisp, mucilaginous texture. In most recipes, the mucilaginous liquid they contain is included in the cooking...
- less often dried. They have a light, slightly tart flavor, and a crisp, mucilaginous texture. Nopalitos are often eaten with eggs as a breakfast and in salads...
- leaf spots, and root-knot nematodes. The products of the plant are mucilaginous, resulting in the characteristic "goo" or slime when the seed pods are...
- subfamily of the Cactaceae. The genus comprises two cushion-forming, mucilaginous species. They are found at high elevation habitats of Andean Argentina...
- attract and bind to water. Upon absorbing water, the clear, colorless, mucilaginous gel that forms increases in volume by tenfold or more. The genus Plantago...
- the family Droseraceae lure, capture, and digest insects using stalked mucilaginous glands covering their leaf surfaces. The insects are used to supplement...
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