Definitions

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  • n. A variety of sugar isomeric with sucrose, extracted from cotton seeds and from the so-called Australian manna (a secretion of certain species of eucalyptus).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A variety of sugar isomeric with sucrose, extracted from cotton seeds and from the so-called Australian manna (a secretion of certain species of Eucalyptus).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A sugar (C12H22O11) obtained from the manna which falls in opaque drops from various species of Eucalyptus growing in Tasmania.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek for "honey".

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