[ mel-i-tohs ]
/ ˈmɛl ɪˌtoʊs /
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Origin of melitose
1860–65; <Greek melit-, stem of méli honey + -ose2
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How to use melitose in a sentence
Many of the trees contain a hard substance, 'manna,' from which we get a kind of sugar called melitose.Jean, Our Little Australian Cousin|Mary F. Nixon-Roulet