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1. Thick and adhesive. Used of a fluid.
2. Covered with a sticky or clammy coating.
[Late Latin viscidus, from Latin viscum, mistletoe, birdlime made from mistletoe berries.]
vis·cid′i·ty, vis′cid·ness n.
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1. cohesive and sticky; glutinous; viscous
2. (Botany) (esp of a leaf) covered with a sticky substance
[C17: from Late Latin viscidus sticky, from Latin viscum mistletoe or birdlime]
visˈcidity, ˈviscidness n
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1. having a glutinous consistency; sticky; viscous.
2. Bot. covered by a sticky substance.
[1625–35; < Late Latin viscidus < Latin visc(um) (see viscous)]
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|Adj.||1.||viscid - having the sticky properties of an adhesive|
adhesive - tending to adhere
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viscid[ˈvɪsɪd] ADJ → viscoso
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