Any of a group of sugar derivatives, widely distributed in plants, which on hydrolysis yield a sugar and one or more other substances.
Webster's New World
Other Word Forms of Glycoside
Origin of Glycoside
From glyco- (“a sugar”), + -ide (similar to glucoside), 1925–1930.
glycose a monosaccharide (variant of glucose) –ide
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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