Crossword Genius

'Sucre', oft translated as 'sugar' (8)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

fructose

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'sugar' is the definition.
(I know that fructose is a type of ketohexose)

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(Other definitions for fructose that I've seen before include "Sweetener" , "It's sweet" , "Kind of sugar" , "A simple sugar, in honey for instance" , "Fruit-sugar" .)

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