an aglycon, especially one combined with glucose to form a glycoside.
Also a·glu·cone [uh-gloo-kohn] /əˈglu koʊn/.
Origin of aglucon
1920–25; < Greek a- together + gluk- (variant transliteration of glyk-, stem of glykýs) sweet + -on; see -one
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