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- n. A polysaccharide consisting of many galactose residues.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A gummy substance, C6H10O5 (γ-galactan), allied to manna, which is extracted from the seeds of legumes and is formed to a small extent during certain fermentations.
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