- stuck together, as with glue
- Linguis. forming words by agglutination
L agglutinatus, pp. of agglutinare, to cement to < ad-, to + glutinare < gluten, glue < IE base *glei-: see clay
transitive verb, intransitive verb agglutinated, agglutinating
- to stick together, as with glue; join by adhesion
- Linguis. to form (words) by agglutination
- Med., Bacteriology to clump, as microorganisms, blood cells, etc.