Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An optically inactive variety of sugar, found in certain plants.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A variety of sugar, found in certain plants. It is optically inactive.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An optically inactive, syrupy sugar, said to be formed by the action of silver nitrate on cane-sugar.

Etymologies

inactive +‎ -ose (Wiktionary)

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