Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A colorless carbohydrate, C5H12O5, prepared by the reduction of xylose.
  • noun A colorless liquid obtained from crude wood-spirit. It boils at 61.5° C.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) A liquid hydrocarbon found in crude wood spirits.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun organic chemistry A liquid hydrocarbon found in crude wood spirits.

Etymologies

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xyl- + -ite

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