Levulin

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Levulin (Chem) A substance resembling dextrin, obtained from the bulbs of the dahlia, the artichoke, and other sources, as a colorless, spongy, amorphous material. It is so called because by decomposition it yields levulose.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n levulin A carbohydrate (C6H10O5) occurring in the tubers of certain species of Helianthus.
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