- 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
In the case of Spain, the result of beet-sugar cultivation was disastrous.
The beet-sugar refineries are in the midst of the beet-growing districts.
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.
- the sucrose obtained from sugar beet, identical in composition to cane sugar
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