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sucrose  (ˈsjuːkrəʊz ; -krəʊs) 



  1. the technical name for sugar (sense 1

Word Origin

C19: from French sucre sugar + -ose2

Example Sentences Including 'sucrose'

I needed sucrose for a burst of energy and protein to feed the muscles for a prolonged effort.
Brierley, David Skorpion's Death


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