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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. an essential structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals; includes simple sugars with small molecules as well as macromolecular substances; are classified according to the number of monosaccharide groups they contain;
[syn: carbohydrate, saccharide, sugar]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Carbohydrate \Car`bo*hy"drate\, n. [Carbon + hydrate.] (Physiol. Chem.) One of a group of compounds including the sugars, starches, and gums, which contain six (or some multiple of six) carbon atoms, united with a variable number of hydrogen and oxygen atoms, but with the two latter always in proportion as to form water; as dextrose, C6H12O6. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

carbohydrate n 1: an essential structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals; includes simple sugars with small molecules as well as macromolecular substances; are classified according to the number of monosaccharide groups they contain [syn: carbohydrate, saccharide, sugar]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

32 Moby Thesaurus words for "carbohydrate": barley sugar, beet sugar, cellulose, clinical dextran, deoxyribose, dextran, dextrose, erythrose, fructose, galactose, glucose, glycogen, grape sugar, hydroxy aldehyde, hydroxy ketone, lactose, levulose, lyxose, maple sugar, molasses, monosaccharide, nipa sugar, pentose sugar, polysaccharide, polysaccharose, raffinose, saccharide, starch, sucrose, sugar, tree molasses, trisaccharide