Definitions

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  • n. A carbohydrate of the glucose group found in the thickened endosperm of certain seeds, and extracted as yellow syrup; D-mannose.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A carbohydrate of the glucose group found in the thickened endosperm of certain seeds, and extracted as yellow sirup having a sweetish-bitter taste.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as mannose.

Etymologies

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Latin semen seed + glucose.

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