Definition of dulcitan in English:

dulcitan

Pronunciation /ˈdʌlsɪtan/ /ˈdʌlsɪtən/

See synonyms for dulcitan

noun

  • A viscous liquid anhydride obtained by heating dulcitol.

    Chemical name: 1,4-anhydrogalactitol; C₆H₁₂O₅.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Henry Watts (1815–1884), chemist. From dulcite + -an, after French dulcitane.