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noun Chemistry.
  1. sucrose.
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Origin of saccharose

First recorded in 1875–80; sacchar- + -ose2
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Historical Examples

  • Dextrose, saccharose and lactose are the most used, though many others are used for special purposes.

    The Fundamentals of Bacteriology

    Charles Bradfield Morrey

  • Sukro-Serum is a sterilized, specially prepared solution of Saccharose.

British Dictionary definitions for saccharose


  1. a technical name for sugar (def. 1)
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