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birdlime

bird·lime

birdlime

 
pronunciation:
buhrd laIm
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition: a sticky substance, made from plants such as holly or mistletoe, that is smeared on branches and twigs to catch small birds when they alight.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: birdlimed, birdlimes, birdliming
definition: to smear or ensnare with, or as though with, birdlime.