cellulosic

[sel-yuh-loh-sik]
adjective
1.
of, containing, or derived from cellulose.
noun
2.
any cellulosic compound or substance.

Origin:
1880–85; cellulose + -ic

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cellulose (ˈsɛljʊˌləʊz, -ˌləʊs)
 
n
a polysaccharide consisting of long unbranched chains of linked glucose units: the main constituent of plant cell walls and used in making paper, rayon, and film
 
[C18: from French cellule cell (see cellule) + -ose²]
 
cellu'losic
 
adj, —n

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Example sentences
Cellulosic ethanol, meanwhile, was expected to already be a dominant part of
  the biofuel market by now.
The program's also investigating pretreatments for plant-based cellulosic
  feedstocks.
The result is that no car on the road today uses a drop of cellulosic ethanol.
He doesn't make solar panels or wind turbines or cellulosic biofuel.
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