sacchariferous

[sak-uh-rif-er-uh s]

adjective Chemistry.

containing or yielding sugar.

Nearby words

  1. saccharase,
  2. saccharate,
  3. saccharic,
  4. saccharic acid,
  5. saccharide,
  6. saccharify,
  7. saccharimeter,
  8. saccharimetry,
  9. saccharin,
  10. saccharine

Origin of sacchariferous

First recorded in 1750–60; sacchar- + -i- + -ferous

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Medicine definitions for sacchariferous

sacchariferous

[săk′ə-rĭfər-əs]

adj.

Producing sugar.

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