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beet sugar

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  1. sugar from the roots of the sugar beet.Compare sugar(def 1).

Origin of beet sugar

First recorded in 1825–35
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Examples from the Web for beet sugar

Historical Examples

  • In the case of Spain, the result of beet-sugar cultivation was disastrous.

    Commercial Geography

    Jacques W. Redway

  • The beet-sugar refineries are in the midst of the beet-growing districts.

    Commercial Geography

    Jacques W. Redway

  • Beet-sugar will not be extensively manufactured in this country.

    Soil Culture

    J. H. Walden

  • Sixteen countries are included in the list of beet-sugar producers.

    Cuba, Old and New

    Albert Gardner Robinson

  • The latter is made use of in the famous Steffens process of the beet-sugar industry.

British Dictionary definitions for beet sugar

beet sugar

  1. the sucrose obtained from sugar beet, identical in composition to cane sugar
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