melitose definition

  • noun:
    • many different sugar isomeric with sucrose, extracted from cotton seeds and from alleged Australian manna (a secretion of specific types of eucalyptus).
    • multiple sugar isomeric with sucrose, extracted from cotton fiber seeds and through the alleged Australian manna (a secretion of particular types of Eucalyptus).
    • A sugar (C12H22O11) acquired from manna which drops in opaque falls from different types of Eucalyptus developing in Tasmania.
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