melassic definition

  • adjective:
    • related to, or designating, an acid received from molasses or glucose, and probably identical with saccharic acid (also called D-glucaric acid or tetrahydroxyadipic acid). See saccharic.
  • others:
    • Pertaining to or gotten from molasses: because, melassic acid.
    • Noting an acid, a colorless ingredient, C6H6O3 (?), formed because of the activity of alkali on sugar.

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