allulose

noun

al·​lu·​lose
ˈalyəˌlōs
plural -s
: a syrupy ketohexose sugar C6H1206 found in the unfermentable residue from cane molasses and related stereochemically to allose and altrose

called also psicose

Word History

Etymology

all- + -ulose

First Known Use

1874, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of allulose was in 1874

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“Allulose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/allulose. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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