noun ga·lac·to·mannan \" +\

Definition of galactomannan

  1. :  any of several polysaccharides that occur especially in seeds (as locust beans) and yield galactose and mannose on hydrolysis

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Origin and Etymology of galactomannan

galact- + mannan

First Known Use: 1897

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