Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek saffron. (Wiktionary)

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