glutinousness

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n glutinousness the property of having a viscosity like jelly
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Glutinousness The quality of being glutinous.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n glutinousness The state or quality of being glutinous; viscosity; viscidity; tenacity; glutinosity.
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Usage

In literature:

The blood flowed freely and collected on his fingers in glutinous masses.
"The Downfall" by Emile Zola
Mutton is too strong in flavor for good stock, while veal, although quite glutinous, furnishes very little nutriment.
"The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)" by Mrs. F.L. Gillette
The fruit of this plant is woolly, about the size of a peach, its internal substance being glutinous and full of small seeds.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. 5" by Robert Kerr
It is slightly sweet and glutinous, and is generally boiled with wild fowl, but is occasionally roasted.
"The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom" by P. L. Simmonds
The scarlet fluid emitted by this animal is of such a consistency that it can be drawn away from it out of the water, like a glutinous thread.
"Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by George Grey
At last the rainy season set in, and the low ground outside the town became a glutinous and adhesive marsh.
"The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 7. (of 7): The Sassanian or New Persian Empire" by George Rawlinson
It went on raining, and the roads were thickly covered with glutinous mud.
"Adventures of a Despatch Rider" by W. H. L. Watson
Puddings, cereals, and other glutinous mixtures are often cooked in this way.
"Public School Domestic Science" by Mrs. J. Hoodless
This tribe has the stem sticky (viscous), and the universal veil is glutinous.
"Among the Mushrooms" by Ellen M. Dallas and Caroline A. Burgin
The man was apparently a dark mulatto, and his hair was matted about his head as if with some glutinous substance.
"Captain Sam" by George Cary Eggleston
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In poetry:

The atmosphere was glutinous;
The Cam-u-el was mutinous;
He dumped the pack from off his back; with Horrid grunts and squeals
He made the desert hideous;
With strategy perfidious
He tied his neck in curlicues, he kicked his paddy heals.
"The Legend Of The First Cam-u-el: An Arabian Apologue" by Arthur Guiterman

In news:

Also known as bindaetteok, this Korean cousin of the falafel is made with mung beans held together with glutinous rice and flavored with kimchi.
Among her offerings were Taiwanese-style glutinous oily rice, taro balls, fried rice noodles and bitter-gourd meatballs.
Glutinous rice is a type of short-grained rice that becomes sticky when cooked, though doesn't contain any gluten.
1 cup short-grain glutinous rice, or basmati rice.
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