fruit sugar
noun Date: circa 1872 fructose 2

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  • Fruit sugar — Fruit Fruit, n. [OE. fruit, frut, F. fruit, from L. fructus enjoyment, product, fruit, from frui, p. p. fructus, to enjoy; akin to E. brook, v. t. See {Brook}, v. t., and cf. {Fructify}, {Frugal}.] 1. Whatever is produced for the nourishment or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fruit sugar — Sugar Sug ar, n. [OE. sugre, F. sucre (cf. It. zucchero, Sp. az[ u]car), fr. Ar. sukkar, assukkar, fr. Skr. [,c]arkar[=a] sugar, gravel; cf. Per. shakar. Cf. {Saccharine}, {Sucrose}.] 1. A sweet white (or brownish yellow) crystalline substance,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fruit sugar — n FRUCTOSE (2) * * * fructose …   Medical dictionary

  • fruit sugar — n. FRUCTOSE …   English World dictionary

  • fruit sugar — Levulose Lev u*lose (l[e^]v [ u]*l[=o]s ), n. [See {Levo }.] (Chem.) A sirupy variety of sugar, rarely obtained crystallized, occurring widely in honey, ripe fruits, etc., and hence called also {fruit sugar}; also called {fructose}. Chemical… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fruit sugar — fruktozė statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Ketoheksozė. formulė HOCH₂C(=O)(CHOH)₃CH₂OH santrumpa( os) Fru atitikmenys: angl. fructose; fruit sugar; laevulose; levulose rus. левулоза; плодовый сахар; фруктоза ryšiai: sinonimas – levuliozė… …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • fruit sugar — fruit′ sug ar n. chem. fructose • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • fruit sugar — fructose, sugar present in fruits and honey …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fruit sugar — noun a simple sugar found in honey and in many ripe fruits • Syn: ↑fructose, ↑levulose, ↑laevulose • Hypernyms: ↑ketohexose …   Useful english dictionary

  • fruit sugar — Chem. fructose. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

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