saccharize

[sak-uh-rahyz]

verb (used with object), sac·cha·rized, sac·cha·riz·ing.

to convert into sugar; saccharify.
to convert (the starches in grain) to fermentable sugars during mashing.

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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