Definitions

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  • n. a protein derived through partial hydrolysis of the collagen extracted from animal skin, bones, cartilage, ligaments, etc.
  • n. an edible jelly made from this material
  • n. a thin, translucent membrane used as a filter for photography or for theatrical lighting effects

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as gelatin.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See gelatin.

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

  • n. a colorless water-soluble glutinous protein obtained from animal tissues such as bone and skin

Etymologies

From French gélatine ("jelly, gel"), from Italian gelatina ("jelly, gel"), from gelare ("to freeze"), from Latin gelare ("to freeze"). (Wiktionary)

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