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Noun: gelatin  je-lu-tun [N. Amer], je-lu-tin [Brit]
  1. A colourless water-soluble glutinous protein obtained from animal tissues such as bone and skin
    - gelatine
  2. An edible jelly (sweet or pungent) made with gelatin and used as a dessert or salad base or a coating for foods
    - jelly
  3. A thin translucent membrane used over stage lights for colour effects
    - gel

Derived forms: gelatins

Type of: albuminoid, dainty, delicacy, goody, kickshaw [archaic], membrane, scleroprotein, treat

Encyclopedia: Gelatin