Gluten vs Glute - What's the difference?

gluten | glute |

As nouns the difference between gluten and glute

is that gluten is (cereal protein) while glute is (exercise|colloquial) a gluteal muscle.



(wikipedia gluten)


  • (obsolete) Fibrin (formerly considered as one of the "animal humours").
  • *, Bk.I, New York, 2001, p.147:
  • The radical or innate is daily supplied by nourishment, which some call cambium, and make those secondary humours of ros and gluten to maintain it […].
  • The major protein in cereal grains, especially wheat; responsible for the elasticity in dough and the structure in baked bread.
  • * 2010 , Felicity Cloake, Word of Mouth Blog, The Guardian , 10 Jun 2010:
  • Unfortunately, wholemeal bread is, according to many experts, a tricky thing to get right, as the lower gluten content of the flour makes for dense results [...].
  • (rare, geology) A gluey, sticky mass of clay, bitumen etc.
  • * 1988 , James McPherson, Battle Cry of Freedom , Oxford 2004, p. 669:
  • Despite constant rain that turned roads to gluten , the Yankees kept moving.

    Derived terms

    * gluten bread * gluten casein * gluten fibrin * gluten-free * glutinous


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    (en noun)
  • (exercise, colloquial) A gluteal muscle.
  • * 2010', Adam Garett, "Fried Hams", ''Reps!'' ' 17 :23
  • The hamstrings also get worked in a number of quad and glute moves.