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From Latin sorbus (service tree) +‎ -itol.

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  • Hyphenation: sor‧bi‧tol

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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

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  • E420 when used as a sweetener

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sorbitol m (plural sorbitols)

  1. (organic chemistry) sorbitol

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sorbitol m (plural sorbitoles)

  1. (organic chemistry) sorbitol