Melassic

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Melassic (Chem) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid obtained from molasses or glucose, and probably identical with saccharic acid (also called D-glucaric acid or tetrahydroxyadipic acid). See Saccharic.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • melassic Pertaining to or obtained from molasses: as, melassic acid.
    • melassic Noting an acid, a colorless compound, C6H6O3 (?), formed by the action of alkali on glucose.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Molasses

Usage

In literature:

I pelieve he sweetens mit ter Yankee melasses!
"The Pioneers" by James Fenimore Cooper
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