Conglutin

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Conglutin (Chem) A variety of vegetable casein, resembling legumin, and found in almonds, rye, wheat, etc.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n conglutin A vegetable albuminoid contained in almonds, maize, and possibly other seeds. In properties it closely resembles animal casein. It is nearly insoluble in pure water, but readily soluble in water containing basic phosphates. The solution is coagulated by acids, but not by heat.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From Conglutinate

Usage


In news:

When I imagine working on the Register 's editorial page, I think of alchemists—the Renaissance "scientists" who believed it was possible (as they put it) to "conglutinate" objects, to turn one thing into another.
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