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saccharize

[sak-uh-rahyz] /ˈsæk əˌraɪz/
verb (used with object), saccharized, saccharizing.
1.
to convert into sugar; saccharify.
2.
to convert (the starches in grain) to fermentable sugars during mashing.
Also, especially British, saccharise.
Origin of saccharize
1755-1765
1755-65; sacchar- + -ize
Related forms
saccharization, noun
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