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- n. A white crystalline sugar, metameric with glucose, obtained from the colouring matter of saffron.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A white crystalline sugar, metameric with glucose, obtained from the coloring matter of saffron.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Sugar obtained by the hydrolysis of crocetin: now known to be glucose. Also called saffron-sugar.
Ancient Greek saffron. (Wiktionary)