from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An intensely sweet, heat-stable derivative of sucrose that contains no calories.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A selectively chlorinated sucrose, used as an artificial sweetener under the the trade name Splenda.
Probably blend of sucrose and galactose.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)