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Definition 1: a clear liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary glands and mucous glands of the mouth; moistens the mouth and starts the digestion of starches - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for spittle in the sense of this definition

(spittle is a kind of ...) a functionally specialized substance (especially one that is not a waste) released from a gland or cell

(... is a kind of spittle ) saliva spilling from the mouth

(... is a kind of spittle ) saliva colored brown by tobacco (snuff or chewing tobacco)

(... is part of spittle) any of three pairs of glands in the mouth and digestive system that secrete saliva for digestion

(spittle is made of the substance ...) an amylase secreted in saliva

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