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viscous

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Etymology

First attested in 1605. From Middle French viscous and Late Latin viscōsus, from viscum (birdlime).

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Adjective

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Positive
viscous

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  1. Having a thick, sticky consistency between solid and liquid; having a high viscosity.

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