[ uh-glahy-kon ]
/ əˈglaɪ kɒn /
Save This Word!
a noncarbohydrate group, usually an alcohol or phenol, combined with a sugar to form a glycoside.
QUIZ YOURSELF ON “ITS” VS. “IT’S”!
Apostrophes can be tricky; prove you know the difference between it’s and its in this crafty quiz!
Question 1 of 12
On the farm, the feed for chicks is significantly different from the roosters’; ______ not even comparable.
Also a·gly·cone [uh-glahy-kohn]. /əˈglaɪ koʊn/.
Origin of aglycon
First recorded in 1920–25; see origin at aglucon
Words nearby aglycon
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021