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noun
a mixture of the dextrorotatory forms of glucose and fructose, formed naturally in fruits and produced artificially in syrups or fondants by treating cane sugar with acids.
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Origin of invert sugar

First recorded in 1875–80
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British Dictionary definitions for invert sugar

invert sugar
/ (ˈɪnvɜːt) /

noun
a mixture of fructose and glucose obtained by the inversion of sucrose
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