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Definition of "glucoside" [glu•co•side]

  • A glycoside, the sugar component of which is glucose. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "glucoside" in a sentence
  • "Along with more than fifty antioxidants, including cyanidin-3 glucoside, which is an anthocyanin, Acai is an exceptionally good source of omega-6 and omega-9 fatty acids, vitamins A, C, and E, and trace minerals."
  • "The seeds contain abundantly a demulcent oil, whilst the petals furnish a glucoside which is colourless unless treated with alkalies, when it becomes of a golden yellow."
  • "_ "The plant contains" ononin, "a chemical glucoside, which is demulcent to the urinary organs."