<chemistry> A white, sugarlike substance, C6H8.(OH)2, occurring naturally in a manna from Madagascar, and in certain plants, and produced artificially by the reduction of galactose and lactose or milk sugar.

Origin: Cf. F. Dulcite, fr. L. Dulcis sweet.

(01 Mar 1998)

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