mucilage :

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  • n  a gelatinous substance secreted by plants
  • n  cement consisting of a sticky substance that is used as an adhesive

  • Well, yes, if $5 million a year or so is mucilage.
  • He added water to the "caramel," which dissolved it into mucilage or gum, and finally carbolic acid as preservative to prevent mold from setting in.
  • Many an observer last week was of the opinion that Franklin Delano Roosevelt would take the Government out of small business like mucilage-making and put it into big business .
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  • Summer or fall — the 'tween season
    Saw Halloween gummies at the store last week. Makes sense: Labor Day is over, so naturally you roll out the harvest-hued mucilage nubbins. Why, the customer would be confused if they didn’t. Or would they?
    Sept. 7, 2013 - Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

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