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dulcite


dulcite


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dulcite  \Dul"cite\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  dulcite,  fr  L.  dulcis  sweet.] 
  (Chem.) 
  A  white,  sugarlike  substance,  {C6H8.(OH)2},  occurring 
  naturally  in  a  manna  from  Madagascar,  and  in  certain  plants, 
  and  produced  artificially  by  the  reduction  of  galactose  and 
  lactose  or  milk  sugar.