|a.||1.||Pertaining to agglutination; tending to unite, or having power to cause adhesion; adhesive.|
|2.||(Philol.) Formed or characterized by agglutination, as a language or a compound.|
In agglutinative languages the union of words may be compared to mechanical compounds, in inflective languages to chemical compounds.
Cf. man-kind, heir-loom, war-like, which are agglutinative compounds. The Finnish, Hungarian, Turkish, the Tamul, etc., are agglutinative languages.
|Adj.||1.||agglutinative - forming derivative or compound words by putting together constituents each of which expresses a single definite meaning|
|2.||agglutinative - united as if by glue|