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EtymologyEdit

From Latin xylos (wood or cotton-tree) + -itol (anhydric alcohol).

NounEdit

xylitol (countable and uncountable, plural xylitols)

  1. (chemistry) a pentahydric alcohol, C5H12O5, penta-hydroxy pentane; derived from xylose; used as a sweetener

SynonymsEdit

  • E967 when used as a sweetener

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Further readingEdit

  • xylitol at OneLook Dictionary Search

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