Saccharoid



adjective, Geology. (of rock)
1.
having a granular texture like that of loaf sugar.
adjective
1.
(geology) Also saccharoidal. having or designating a texture resembling that of loaf sugar: saccharoid marble
noun
2.
(biochem) any of a group of polysaccharides that remotely resemble sugars, but are not sweet and are often insoluble

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