brown sugar


noun

unrefined or partially refined sugar that retains some molasses.
a commercial product consisting of white, refined sugar to which molasses has been added.
Slang. brownish-colored heroin manufactured illicitly in Mexico.

Origin of brown sugar

First recorded in 1695–1705
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brown sugar

noun

sugar that is unrefined or only partially refined
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