1. a combining form meaning “sugar,” used in the formation of technical terms: saccharoid.

Origin of sacchar-

A combining form representing Medieval Latin saccharum, Greek sákkharon, ultimately from an Indo-Aryan source akin to Prakrit sakkarā, from Sanskrit śarkarā; cf. sugar
  • Also especially before a consonant, saccharo-.

Words Nearby sacchar- Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023