birdlime

Definitions of birdlime
  1. noun
    a sticky adhesive that is smeared on small branches to capture small birds
    synonyms: lime
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    type of:
    adhesive, adhesive agent, adhesive material
    a substance that unites or bonds surfaces together
  2. verb
    spread birdlime on branches to catch birds
    synonyms: lime
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    type of:
    scatter, spread, spread out
    strew or distribute over an area
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