confectioners' sugar

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con·fec·tion·ers' sugar

(kən-fĕk′shə-nərz)
n.
Finely pulverized sugar, usually with cornstarch added. Also called powdered sugar.
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confectioners' sugar

or

confectionery sugar

n
(Cookery) the US term for icing sugar
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confec′tioners' sug′ar


n.
an extra-fine variety of powdered sugar. Symbol: XXXX
[1890–95]
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Translations

confectioners' sugar

سُكَّرٌ نَاعِمٌ moučkový cukr flormelis Puderzucker ζάχαρη για γλασάρισμα azúcar glas tomusokeri sucre glace šećer u prahu zucchero a velo 粉砂糖 가루 설탕 poedersuiker melis cukier puder açúcar de confeiteiro, açúcar de pasteleiro сахарная пудра florsocker น้ำตาลผง toz süsleme şekeri đường dùng làm kem 糖粉
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