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cane sugar

noun
  1. sugar obtained from sugar cane, identical with that obtained from the sugar beet.Compare sugar(def 1).
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Origin of cane sugar

First recorded in 1850–55
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Historical Examples of cane sugar

  • The manufacture of cane-sugar has been an industry of Louisiana for more than a century.

    Commercial Geography

    Jacques W. Redway

  • Which of the possessions of the United States are adaptable for cane-sugar?

    Commercial Geography

    Jacques W. Redway

  • The cotton and cane-sugar are grown in the middle coast region.

    Commercial Geography

    Jacques W. Redway

  • The influence which it has on the nerves of taste is only different from that of cane-sugar.

  • Lactose exists in milk and has the same formula as cane-sugar.

    Encyclopedia of Diet

    Eugene Christian


British Dictionary definitions for cane sugar

cane sugar

noun
  1. the sucrose obtained from sugar cane, which is identical to that obtained from sugar beetSee also beet sugar
  2. another name for sucrose
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