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sugar-cured

[ shoog-er-kyoord ]
/ ˈʃʊg ərˌkyʊərd /
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adjective

(especially of ham or bacon) cured in a mixture of sugar, salt, and sodium nitrate or sodium nitrite.

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Origin of sugar-cured

First recorded in 1845–55; sugar + cure + -ed2
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