Gelatinous vs Mucilage - What's the difference?

gelatinous | mucilage |


As an adjective gelatinous

is jelly-like.

As a noun mucilage is

a thick gluey substance (gum) produced by many plants and some microorganisms.

gelatinous

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Jelly-like.
  • Of or referring to gelatin.
  • mucilage

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • A thick gluey substance (gum) produced by many plants and some microorganisms.