saccharate

[ sak-uh-reyt ]

nounChemistry.
  1. a salt ofsaccharic acid.

  2. a compound formed by interaction of sucrose with a metallic oxide, usually lime, and useful in the purification of sugar.

Origin of saccharate

1
First recorded in 1805–15; sacchar(ic acid) + -ate2

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British Dictionary definitions for saccharate

saccharate

/ (ˈsækəˌreɪt) /


noun
  1. any salt or ester of saccharic acid

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