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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Sucrose obtained from sugar cane.

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  • n. Sugar obtained from the sugarcane plant

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. sugar made from the sugar cane; sucrose, or an isomeric sugar. See Sucrose.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Sugar obtained from the sugar-cane, as distinguished from beet-root sugar, grape-sugar, starch-sugar, etc. See sugar.
  • n. A general name for saccharose, C12H22O11, whether derived from cane, sorghum, sugar-beet, or maple, to distinguish it from the glucoses, milk-sugar, maltose, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. sucrose obtained from sugar cane
  • n. sugar from sugarcane used as sweetening agent

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