Etymology
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fructose (n.)

sugar found in fruit, 1857, coined in English from Latin fructus "fruit" (see fruit) + chemical suffix -ose (2).

updated on January 13, 2015

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Definitions of fructose from WordNet

fructose (n.)
a simple sugar found in honey and in many ripe fruits;
Synonyms: fruit sugar / levulose / laevulose
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