powdered sugar


a sugar produced by pulverizing granulated sugar, especially a coarser variety used for fruits or cold beverages. Symbol: XX

Nearby words

  1. powder room,
  2. powder snow,
  3. powder-puff,
  4. powdered,
  5. powdered milk,
  6. powderman,
  7. powdery,
  8. powdery mildew,
  9. powell,
  10. powell, anthony

Origin of powdered sugar

First recorded in 1615–25

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