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- n. An optically inactive variety of sugar, found in certain plants.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A variety of sugar, found in certain plants. It is optically inactive.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An optically inactive, syrupy sugar, said to be formed by the action of silver nitrate on cane-sugar.
inactive + -ose (Wiktionary)