mucilaginously, adv.
/myooh'seuh laj"euh neuhs/, adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or secreting mucilage.
2. of the nature of or resembling mucilage; moist, soft, and viscid.
[1640-50; < LL mucilagin- (s. of mucilago) MUCILAGE + -OUS]

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