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Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1892 any of various polysaccharides that yield only pentoses on hydrolysis and occur widely in plants

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Pentosan Pen"to*san, n. Also -sane -sane [From Pentose.] (Chem.) One of a class of substances (complex carbohydrates widely distributed in plants, as in fruits, gums, woods, hay, etc.) which yield pentoses on hydrolysis.



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