Meaning of bastose in English:

bastose

noun

rare Chemistry
  • A compound of lignin and cellulose present in the cell walls of woody plants.

Pronunciation

bastose

/ˈbastəʊz/ /ˈbastəʊs/

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Charles Frederick Cross (1855–1935), industrial chemist. From bast + -ose.