Etymology
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cellulose (n.)

1840, from French cellulose, coined c. 1835 by French chemist Anselme Payen (1795-1871) and confirmed 1839, from noun use of adjective cellulose "consisting of cells" (18c.), from Latin cellula "little cell," diminutive of cella (see cell) + -ose (2). Related: Cellulosic.

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Definitions of cellulose

cellulose (n.)
a polysaccharide that is the chief constituent of all plant tissues and fibers;
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