The definition of gluten is a sticky mixture of proteins found in corn and wheat as well as other cereal grains.(noun)
An example of gluten is a substance that gives bread dough its elastic quality.
See gluten in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L gluten, glue, akin to LL glus, glue
See gluten in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: , from Latin glūten, glue.
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