agavose

noun
aga·​vose | \ ə-ˈgä-ˌvōs also -ˈgā- \
plural -s

Definition of agavose

: a sugar C12H22O11 obtained from the stalks of the century plant

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First Known Use of agavose

1892, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for agavose

International Scientific Vocabulary agav- (from New Latin Agave) + -ose

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“Agavose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/agavose. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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