Mucilage vs Ketmie - What's the difference?

mucilage | ketmie |


As nouns the difference between mucilage and ketmie

is that mucilage is a thick gluey substance (gum) produced by many plants and some microorganisms while ketmie is (botany) a variety of african hibiscus, cultivated for the acid of its mucilage.

mucilage

Noun

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

    English

    Alternative forms

    * ketmia

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (botany) A variety of African hibiscus, cultivated for the acid of its mucilage.
  • (Webster 1913)