Any of various viscous, water-soluble polysaccharides produced by certain plants, algae, and microorganisms.
A sticky substance used as an adhesive.
Any of various thick, sticky substances produced in certain plants.
Any watery solution of gum, glue, etc. used as an adhesive.
Origin of mucilage
Middle English muscilage from Old French mucilage from Late Latin mūcilāgō mūcilāgin- from Latin mūcēre to be moldy, musty from mūcus mucus