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levulose (n.)

old name of the sugar isomeric with dextrose but distinguished from it by turning the plane of polarization to the left, 1865 (1864 in German) from Latin laevus "left" (from PIE *laiwo- "left;" see left (adj.)) + sugar ending -ose (2). 

updated on November 23, 2019

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Definitions of levulose from WordNet

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