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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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(Plants) sugar that is unrefined or only partially refined
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sugar that retains some molasses or to which molasses has been added.
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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.
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