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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See fructose.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a kind of sugar occurring, naturally formed, in many ripe fruits, and in honey; levulose. The name is also, though rarely, applied to invert sugar, or to the natural mixture or dextrose and levulose resembling it, and found in fruits and honey.
  • n. See under Fruit, and Fructose.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as levulose.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a simple sugar found in honey and in many ripe fruits


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