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Answer for the clue "A complex carbohydrate found in many plants and used as a sweetening agent", 10 letters:
saccharose

Word definitions for saccharose in dictionaries

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Sucrose \Su"crose`\, n. [F. sucre sugar. See Sugar .] (Chem.) A common variety of sugar found in the juices of many plants, as the sugar cane, sorghum, sugar maple, beet root, etc. It is extracted as a sweet, white crystalline substance which is valuable...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. (context carbohydrate English) sucrose

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. a complex carbohydrate found in many plants and used as a sweetening agent [syn: sucrose ]