saccharoid


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sac·cha·roid

 (săk′ə-roid′) or sac·cha·roi·dal (-roid′l)
adj.
Having a texture similar to that of granulated sugar. Used of rocks and minerals.
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saccharoid

(ˈsækəˌrɔɪd)
adj
(Geological Science) geology Also: saccharoidal having or designating a texture resembling that of loaf sugar: saccharoid marble.
n
(Biochemistry) biochem any of a group of polysaccharides that remotely resemble sugars, but are not sweet and are often insoluble
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