Meaning of mucilage

mu•ci•lage

Pronunciation: (my'su-lij), [key]
— n.
  1. any of various, usually liquid, preparations of gum, glue, or the like, used as an adhesive.
  2. any of various gummy secretions or gelatinous substances present in plants.
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