Meaning of CELLULOSE in English


[] n [F, fr. cellule living cell, fr. NL cellula] (1848): a polysaccharide of glucose units that constitutes the chief part of the cell walls of plants, occurs naturally in such fibrous products as cotton and kapok, and is the raw material of many manufactured goods (as paper, rayon, and cellophane)

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