Definition of cellulose noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    cellulose

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈsɛlyəˌloʊs//
     
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  1. 1a natural substance that forms the cell walls of all plants and trees and is used in making plastics, paper, etc.
  2. 2any compound of cellulose used in making paint, lacquer, etc.
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