WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
glu•ten /ˈglutən/USA pronunciation n. [uncountable]

    Biochemistrya grayish, sticky protein substance, part of wheat flour and other grain flours.


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

gluten /ˈɡluːtən/ n
  1. a protein consisting of a mixture of glutelin and gliadin, present in cereal grains, esp wheat. A gluten-free diet is necessary in cases of coeliac disease
Etymology: 16th Century: from Latin: glue

ˈglutenous adj



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