What does mucilaginous mean?

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  1. Of, pertaining to, or resembling mucus; slimy and viscous.
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The fruit of the Malakabuyaw is ovoid and full of a mucilaginous pulp, aromatic and acid, the same as that of the bael.
The nests are formed of mucilaginous sea-weeds and have the appearance of isinglass.
When you pick a red coffee bean off the tree and eat this outside fruit, it's sweet, and the inside membrane is hard and slippery from the mucilaginous coating.
All cyanobacteria are unicellular, though many grow in colonies or filaments, often surrounded by a gelatinous or mucilaginous sheath.
Magnesia or its carbonate should be given freely in mucilaginous fluids.
The chief constituent of Irish moss is a mucilaginous body, a polysaccharide.

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