sorbitol

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sorbus (service tree) + -itol (polyhydric alcohols)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: sor‧bi‧tol

Noun[edit]

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sorbitol (countable and uncountable, plural sorbitols)

  1. (organic chemistry) A sugar alcohol (2R,3S,4S,5S)-hexane-1,2,3,4,5,6-hexol used as an artificial sweetener

Synonyms[edit]

  • E420 when used as a sweetener

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French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

sorbitol m (plural sorbitols)

  1. (organic chemistry) sorbitol

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Noun[edit]

sorbitol m (plural sorbitoles)

  1. (organic chemistry) sorbitol