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 for Glue plant
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Glue \Glue\ (gl[=u]), n. [F. glu, L. glus, akin to gluten, from
     gluere to draw together. Cf. Gluten.]
     A hard brittle brownish gelatin, obtained by boiling to a
     jelly the skins, hoofs, etc., of animals. When gently heated
     with water, it becomes viscid and tenaceous, and is used as a
     cement for uniting substances. The name is also given to
     other adhesive or viscous substances.
     [1913 Webster]
     Bee glue. See under Bee.
     Fish glue, a strong kind of glue obtained from fish skins
        and bladders; isinglass.
     Glue+plant+(Bot.),+a+fucoid+seaweed+({Gloiopeltis+tenax">Glue plant (Bot.), a fucoid seaweed ({Gloiopeltis tenax).
     Liquid glue, a fluid preparation of glue and acetic acid or
     Marine glue, a solution of caoutchouc in naphtha, with
        shellac, used in shipbuilding.
        [1913 Webster]

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