- a salt of saccharic acid.
- a compound formed by interaction of sucrose with a metallic oxide, usually lime, and useful in the purification of sugar.
Origin of saccharate
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The solutions used were potassium sulfide, saccharate of lime, and bordeaux mixture.Asparagus, its culture for home use and for market:
F. M. Hexamer
This decomposes the saccharate of lime, which has been formed in consequence of the large excess of lime added to the clarifiers.The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom
P. L. Simmonds
The fructose is precipitated as a saccharate, which is filtered, suspended in water and decomposed by carbon dioxide.
- any salt or ester of saccharic acid