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mo·las·ses

 (mə-lăs′ĭz)
n. pl. molasses
1. A thick syrup produced in refining raw sugar and ranging from light to dark brown in color.
2. Any of various thick syrups made from juice extracted from the fruits or stalks of certain plants: pomegranate molasses.

[Portuguese melaços, pl. of melaço, from Late Latin mellāceum, must, from Latin mel, mell-, honey; see melit- in Indo-European roots.]
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molasses

(məˈlæsɪz)
n (functioning as singular)
1. (Cookery) the thick brown uncrystallized bitter syrup obtained from sugar during refining
2. (Cookery) US and Canadian a dark viscous syrup obtained during the refining of sugar. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): treacle
[C16: from Portuguese melaço, from Late Latin mellāceum must, from Latin mel honey]
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mo•las•ses

(məˈlæs ɪz)

n.
a thick syrup produced during the refining of sugar or from sorghum, usu. dark brown in color.
[1575–85; earlier molassos, molasso(e)s < Portuguese melaços, pl. of melaço (< Late Latin mellācium half-boiled new wine, derivative of Latin mel honey)]
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molasses

A by-product of sugar refining that can be used as a spread or in a similar way to golden syrup in recipes.
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Molasses

A term now applied to the residual syrup from sugarmaking but, in farming communities, “molasses” meant the boiled-down juice of sweet sorghum cane.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Molasses - thick dark syrup produced by boiling down juice from sugar canemolasses - thick dark syrup produced by boiling down juice from sugar cane; especially during sugar refining
sirup, syrup - a thick sweet sticky liquid
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Translations
دِبْس السُّكَّردِبْسُ السُكَّر
melasa
melassesirup
siirappi
šećerni sirup
melasz
melassi, síróp
糖蜜
당밀
melasasirupas
melasesīrups
melass
น้ำเชื่อม
melasşeker pekmezi
mật đường

molasses

[məˈlæsɪz] NSINGmelaza f
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molasses

[məˈlæsɪz] nmélasse f
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molasses

nMelasse f; to be as slow as molasses (in winter) (US inf) → eine (fürchterliche) Transuse sein (inf)
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molasses

[məʊˈlæsɪz] nsgmelassa
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molasses

(məˈlӕsiz) noun
(American) treacle.
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Molasses

دِبْسُ السُكَّر melasa sirup Sirup μελάσα melaza siirappi mélasse šećerni sirup melassa 糖蜜 당밀 stroop melasse melasa melaço патока melass น้ำเชื่อม melas mật đường 糖蜜
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