Melassic

Me`las´sic


a.1.(Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid obtained from molasses or glucose, and probably identical with saccharic acid (also called D-glucaric acid or tetrahydroxyadipic acid). See Saccharic.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.