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British Dictionary definitions for laevulose

laevulose

noun
  1. another name for fructose
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Word Origin

C19: from laevo- + -ule + -ose ²
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Historical Examples

  • Heated with water or dilute acids, it is converted into laevulose.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 6

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