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Noun: cellulose  'sel-yu,lows
  1. A polysaccharide that is the chief constituent of all plant tissues and fibers

Derived forms: celluloses

Type of: polyose, polysaccharide

Part of: cellulose ester, cellulosic, fiber [US], fibre [Brit, Cdn], paper

Encyclopedia: Cellulose