Definitions

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  • n. A white, sugar-like substance, C6H8.(OH)2, occurring naturally in a manna from Madagascar, and in certain plants, and produced artificially by the reduction of galactose and lactose.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A white, sugarlike substance, C6H8.(OH)2, occurring naturally in a manna from Madagascar, and in certain plants, and produced artificially by the reduction of galactose and lactose or milk sugar.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as dulcitol.

Etymologies

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Latin dulcis, "sweet".

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