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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Glutamic \Glu*tam"ic\, a. [Gluten + -amic.] (Chem.) Of or pertaining to gluten. [1913 Webster] Glutamic acid, a nitrogenous organic acid obtained from certain albuminoids, as gluten; -- called also amido-glutaric acid. [1913 Webster]