saccharate

[ sak-uh-reyt ]
/ ˈsæk əˌreɪt /
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noun Chemistry.

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.

Nearby words

  1. saccade,
  2. saccadic,
  3. saccate,
  4. sacchar-,
  5. saccharase,
  6. saccharic,
  7. saccharic acid,
  8. saccharide,
  9. sacchariferous,
  10. saccharify

Origin of saccharate

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

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British Dictionary definitions for saccharate

saccharate

/ (ˈsækəˌreɪt) /

noun

any salt or ester of saccharic acid
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