Etymology
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agglutinate (v.)

1580s, "unite or cause to adhere," from Latin agglutinatus, past participle of agglutinare "fasten with glue," from ad "to" (see ad-) + glutinare "to glue," from gluten "glue," from PIE *glei- (see glue (n.)). Related: Agglutinated; agglutinating. Perhaps suggested by the earlier use of the same word in English as a past-participle adjective (1540s) "united as by glue," from the Latin past participle.

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Definitions of agglutinate
1
agglutinate (v.)
string together (morphemes in an agglutinating language);
agglutinate (v.)
clump together; as of bacteria, red blood cells, etc.;
2
agglutinate (adj.)
united as if by glue;
Synonyms: agglutinative
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