Definition of viscid adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈvɪsɪd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈvɪsɪd//
(formal or specialist)
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sticky and slimy the viscid lining of the intestine Word Origin mid 17th cent.: from late Latin viscidus, from Latin viscum ‘birdlime’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: viscid