[trahy-sak-uh-rahyd, -er-id]
noun Chemistry.
a carbohydrate composed of three monosaccharide units, and hydrolyzable to a monosaccharide or a mixture of monosaccharides.

1895–1900; tri- + saccharide Unabridged
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trisaccharide (traɪˈsækəˌraɪd)
an oligosaccharide whose molecules have three linked monosaccharide molecules

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Raffinose is a trisaccharide composed of galactose, fructose, and glucose.
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