Definition of Melampyrite. Meaning of Melampyrite. Synonyms of Melampyrite

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Definition of Melampyrite

Melampyrin Mel`am*py"rin, Melampyrite Mel`am*py"rite, n. [NL. Melampyrum cowwheat; Gr. me`las black + pyro`s wheat.] (Chem.) The saccharine substance dulcite; -- so called because found in the leaves of cowwheat (Melampyrum). See Dulcite.

Meaning of Melampyrite from wikipedia

- Galactitol (dulcitol) is a sugar alcohol, the reduction product of galactose. It has a slightly sweet taste. In people with galactokinase deficiency, a...