gummy

gummy
1.
adj. (gummier, gummiest)
1 viscous, sticky.
2 abounding in or exuding gum.
Derivatives:
gumminess n.
Etymology: ME f. GUM(1) + -Y(1)
2.
adj. & n.
—adj. (gummier, gummiest) toothless.
—n. (pl. -ies)
1 Austral. a small shark, Mustelus antarcticus, having rounded teeth with which it crushes hard-shelled prey.
2 Austral. & NZ a toothless sheep.
Derivatives:
gummily adv.
Etymology: GUM(2) + -Y(1)

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