Definition of viscose noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

viscose

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈvɪskəʊz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈvɪskoʊz//
 
; BrE BrE//ˈvɪskəʊs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈvɪskoʊs//
 
[uncountable](especially British English)
 
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a chemical made from cellulose, used to make fibres which can be used to make clothes, etc. Word Origin late 19th cent.: from late Latin viscosus, from Latin viscus ‘birdlime’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: viscose