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- adj. Of, relating to, or derived from saccharine substances
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or obtained from, saccharine substances; specifically, designating an acid obtained, as a white amorphous gummy mass, by the oxidation of mannite, glucose, sucrose, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or obtained from sugar or allied substances.
- A dibasic acid, C6H10O8, prepared by the action of nitric acid on sugar and various other carbohydrates. It is an amorphous solid which forms salts, many of which do not readily crystallize.
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