Viscous

Vis"cous

(?), a. [L. viscosus. See Viscid.] Adhesive or sticky, and having a ropy or glutinous consistency; viscid; glutinous; clammy; tenacious; as, a viscous juice. -- Vis"cous*ness, n.
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There is no well-defined distinction in meaning between viscous and viscid.
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Vis"cum

(?), n. [L.] 1. (Bot.) A genus of parasitic shrubs, including the mistletoe of Europe.
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2. Birdlime, which is often made from the berries of the European mistletoe.
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Vis"cus

(?), n.;
pl. Viscera (#).
[L., perhaps akin to E. viscid.] (Anat.) One of the organs, as the brain, heart, or stomach, in the great cavities of the body of an animal; -- especially used in the plural, and applied to the organs contained in the abdomen.
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