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Glutinous vs. Glutton

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Glutinousadjective

glue-like, sticky, viscid.

Gluttonadjective

Gluttonous; greedy; gormandizing.

Glutinousadjective

Of the nature of gluten.

Gluttonnoun

One who eats voraciously, obsessively, or to excess; a gormandizer.

‘Such a glutton would eat until his belly hurts.’;

Glutinousadjective

Containing gluten.

Gluttonnoun

(figuratively) One who consumes voraciously, obsessively, or to excess

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Glutinousadjective

Of the nature of glue; resembling glue; viscous; viscid; adhesive; gluey.

Gluttonnoun

The wolverine, Gulo gulo, of the family Mustelidae, a carnivorous mammal about the size of a large badger, native to the northern parts of America, Europe, and Asia.

Glutinousadjective

Havig a moist and adhesive or sticky surface, as a leaf or gland.

Gluttonverb

(archaic) To glut; to satisfy (especially an appetite) by filling to capacity.

Glutinousadjective

having the properties of glue

Gluttonverb

(obsolete) To glut; to eat voraciously.

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Glutinousadjective

like glue in texture; sticky

‘glutinous mud’;

Gluttonnoun

One who eats voraciously, or to excess; a gormandizer.

Gluttonnoun

Fig.: One who gluts himself.

‘Gluttons in murder, wanton to destroy.’;

Gluttonnoun

A carnivorous mammal (Gulo gulo formerly Gulo luscus), of the weasel family Mustelidæ, about the size of a large badger; called also wolverine, wolverene and carcajou. It was formerly believed to be inordinately voracious, whence the name. It is a native of the northern parts of America, Europe, and Asia.

Gluttonadjective

Gluttonous; greedy; gormandizing.

‘A glutton monastery in former ages makes a hungry ministry in our days.’;

Gluttonverb

To glut; to eat voraciously.

‘Gluttoned at last, return at home to pine.’; ‘Whereon in Egypt gluttoning they fed.’;

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Gluttonnoun

a person who is devoted to eating and drinking to excess

Gluttonnoun

wolverine of northern Eurasia

Gluttonnoun

an excessively greedy eater.

Gluttonnoun

a person who is excessively fond of something

‘he's a glutton for adventure’;

Gluttonnoun

old-fashioned term for wolverine

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