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maltose

malt·ose

maltose

pronunciation:
mawl tos
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part of speech: noun
definition: a water-soluble sugar formed by malt enzymes acting on starch, used in brewing and distilling, as a nutrient or sweetener in foods, and in culture media.
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The word maltose contains the following part:
-ose2 Greek noun-forming suffix that means carbohydrate, esp. sugar