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  • n. A compound of sucrose (or some related carbohydrate) with a base, after the analogy of a salt.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A compound of sucrose (or of some related carbohydrate) with some base, after the analogy of a salt.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A general term applied, in organic chemistry, to compounds of metallic oxids with certain sugars such as glucose and saccharose. Also called saccharate, the more usual term.

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