Melassic
Melassic Me*las"sic, a. [See {Molasses}.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid obtained from molasses or glucose, and probably identical with {saccharic} acid (also called {D-glucaric} acid or {tetrahydroxyadipic} acid). See {Saccharic}. [1913 Webster]

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  • melassic — melassic, a. Chem. (mɪˈlæsɪk) [ad. F. mélassique.] melassic acid, an acid produced by heating glucose with caustic alkalis. Hooper s Med. Dict. (ed. 7). Watts Dict. Chem. III. 868 …   Useful english dictionary

  • D-glucaric — Melassic Me*las sic, a. [See {Molasses}.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid obtained from molasses or glucose, and probably identical with {saccharic} acid (also called {D glucaric} acid or {tetrahydroxyadipic} acid). See {Saccharic} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • saccharic — Melassic Me*las sic, a. [See {Molasses}.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid obtained from molasses or glucose, and probably identical with {saccharic} acid (also called {D glucaric} acid or {tetrahydroxyadipic} acid). See {Saccharic} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tetrahydroxyadipic — Melassic Me*las sic, a. [See {Molasses}.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid obtained from molasses or glucose, and probably identical with {saccharic} acid (also called {D glucaric} acid or {tetrahydroxyadipic} acid). See {Saccharic} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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