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saccharify

[ suh-kar-uh-fahy, sak-er-uh-fahy ]
/ s蓹藞k忙r 蓹藢fa瑟, 藞s忙k 蓹r 蓹藢fa瑟 /
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verb (used with object), sac路char路i路fied, sac路char路i路fy路ing.
to convert (starch) into sugar.
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Origin of saccharify

First recorded in 1830鈥40; sacchar- + -ify

OTHER WORDS FROM saccharify

sac路char路i路fi路ca路tion [suh-kar-uh-fi-key-shuhn], /s蓹藢k忙r 蓹 f瑟藞ke瑟 蕛蓹n/, nounsac路char路i路fi路er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for saccharify

saccharify

saccharize or saccharise (藞s忙k蓹藢ra瑟z)

/ (s忙藞k忙r瑟藢fa瑟) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied
(tr) to convert (starch) into sugar

Derived forms of saccharify

saccharification or saccharization or saccharisation, noun
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