from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A coagulated mass, as of blood; a clot.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A mass of coagulated material; a clot or curd

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The thick, curdy precipitate formed by the coagulation of albuminous matter; any mass of coagulated matter, as a clot of blood.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A coagulated mass, as curd, etc.; specifically, in medicine, ablood-clot.
  • n. A substance that causes coagulation, as rennet; a coagulant.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a lump of material formed from the content of a liquid


Latin coāgulum, coagulator, rennet, from cōgere, to condense : co-, co- + agere, to drive; see ag- in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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