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Definition of sucrose noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

sucrose

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈsuːkrəʊz//
 
, BrE//ˈsuːkrəʊs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsuːkroʊs//
 
, NAmE//ˈsuːkroʊz//
 
[uncountable] (chemistry)
 
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the form of sugar that is obtained from sugar cane and sugar beet Word Origin mid 19th cent.: from French sucre ‘sugar’ + -ose.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sucrose