from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or quality of being glutinous; glutinousness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare The quality of being glutinous; viscousness.

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  • noun The quality of being glutinous or viscous.

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

  • noun the property of having a viscosity like jelly


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Compare French glutinosité.


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  • At first she was aware only of texture: the surprising and even appealing glutinosity of each strand and the lubrication of the sauce, but finally she was aware of taste, too.

    Surrender, Dorothy


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