cane sugar

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noun

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

Origin of cane sugar

First recorded in 1850–55
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cane sugar


noun

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