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saccharize

[sak-uh-rahyz]
verb (used with object), sac·cha·rized, sac·cha·riz·ing.
  1. to convert into sugar; saccharify.
  2. to convert (the starches in grain) to fermentable sugars during mashing.
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Also especially British, sac·cha·rise.

Origin of saccharize

First recorded in 1755–65; sacchar- + -ize
Related formssac·cha·ri·za·tion, noun
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