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brown sugar

n.
1. Unrefined or incompletely refined sugar that still retains some molasses, which gives it a brownish color.
2. Refined white sugar with molasses added to it, sold as a commercial product.
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brown sugar

n
(Plants) sugar that is unrefined or only partially refined
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brown′ sug′ar


n.
sugar that retains some molasses or to which molasses has been added.
[1695–1705]
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brown sugar

, brown rice - Brown sugar is unrefined or partially refined; brown rice is unpolished with only the husk removed.
See also related terms for husk.
Farlex Trivia Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brown sugar - unrefined or only partly refined sugar
demerara sugar, demerara - light brown cane sugar; originally from Guyana
refined sugar, sugar - a white crystalline carbohydrate used as a sweetener and preservative
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Translations
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brown sugar

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References in classic literature ?
The porridge, sweetened with some dry brown sugar from an old store which he had refrained from using for himself, stopped the cries of the little one, and made her lift her blue eyes with a wide quiet gaze at Silas, as he put the spoon into her mouth.
A small stock of brown sugar, some white beans and split peas, and a few other commodities of low price, and such as are constantly in demand, made up the bulkier portion of the merchandise.
"I'm very sorry, indeed," said Dorothy, who was truly frightened to see the Witch actually melting away like brown sugar before her very eyes.