conglutinate

conglutination, n.conglutinative, adj.
/keuhn glooht"n ayt', keuhng-/, v., conglutinated, conglutinating, adj.
v.t., v.i.
1. to join or become joined with or as if with glue.
adj.
2. glued together; adhering.
[1375-1425; late ME < L conglutinatus (ptp. of conglutinare), equiv. to con- CON- + glutin- (var. s. of gluten) GLUE (see GLUTEN, CLAY) + -atus -ATE1]

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  • Conglutinate — Con*glu ti*nate, v. i. To unite by the intervention of some glutinous substance; to coalesce. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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