al·​lu·​lose | \ ˈalyəˌlōs \
plural -s

Definition of allulose

: a syrupy ketohexose sugar C6H1206 found in the unfermentable residue from cane molasses and related stereochemically to allose and altrose

called also psicose

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First Known Use of allulose

1874, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for allulose

all- + -ulose

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“Allulose.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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