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

  • n. Lactose.

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  • n. Lactose, a disaccharide found in milk.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The sugar characteristic of milk; a hard white crystalline slightly sweet substance obtained by evaporation of the whey of milk. It is used in pellets and powder as a vehicle for homeopathic medicines, and as an article of diet. See Lactose.
  • n. See under Milk.


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