animal glue

animal glue
a protein gelatin obtained by boiling e.g. skins and hoofs of cattle and horses
Hypernyms: ↑glue, ↑gum, ↑mucilage, ↑animal product

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: an adhesive, sizing agent, and protective colloidal material that is obtained by hydrolysis of proteins of the skins, bones, connective tissues, and tendons of cattle, sheep, goats, horses, and other animals

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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