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- adj. producing or containing sugar
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Producing sugar.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Producing sugar; saccharine: as, saccharifcrous canes.
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Fields of sugar-canes soon required the construction of a mill to crush the sacchariferous stalks destined to be used hereafter in the manufacture of molasses, tafia, and rum.
Page 572 juice of the cane, the beet, or any other sacchariferous plant, the quantity of sugar will be less, and that of molasses greater, whenever too much lime is used in the first purification of the juice.
Resources of the Southern Fields and Forests, Medical, Economical, and Agricultural. Being also a Medical Botany of the Confederate States; with Practical Information on the Useful Properties of the Trees, Plants, and Shrubs