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sacchariferous

[ sak-uh-rif-er-uhs ]
/ ˌsæk əˈrɪf ər əs /
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adjective Chemistry.

containing or yielding sugar.

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Origin of sacchariferous

First recorded in 1750–60; sacchar- + -i- + -ferous
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Medical definitions for sacchariferous

sacchariferous
[ săk′ə-rĭfər-əs ]

adj.

Producing sugar.
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