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cellulose

cel·lu·lose

cellulose

pronunciation:
sel y los
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part of speech: noun
definition: an inert carbohydrate that is the main element of plant tissue, used in manufacturing paper, cellophane, textiles, and the like.
Word Parts
The word cellulose contains the following part:
-ose2 Greek noun-forming suffix that means carbohydrate, esp. sugar