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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 car·bo·hy·drate /-ˌdret, drət/
 碳水化合物,醣

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 car·bo·hy·drate /-ˌdret, drət/ 名詞
 碳水化合物,糖類

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Car·bo·hy·drate n.  Physiol. Chem. One of a group of compounds including the sugars, starches, and gums, which contain six (or some multiple of six) carbon atoms, united with a variable number of hydrogen and oxygen atoms, but with the two latter always in proportion as to form water; as dextrose, C6H12O6.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 carbohydrate
      n : an essential structural component of living cells and source
          of energy for animals; includes simple sugars with small
          molecules as well as macromolecular substances; are
          classified according to the number of monosaccharide
          groups they contain [syn: saccharide, sugar]