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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Late Latin mūcōsus, from Latin mūcus.

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AdjectiveEdit

mucous (comparative more mucous, superlative most mucous)

  1. Pertaining to mucus
  2. Having the qualities of mucus

Usage notesEdit

Do not confuse mucous (adjective) with mucus (noun).

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