sacchar-


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sacchar-

(word root) sugar
Examples of words with the root sacchar-: saccharoid, saccharine
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sacchar-

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Variant of saccharo-.
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sacchar-

a word-forming base meaning “sugar,” to which suffixes beginning in a vowel are added: saccharide.
[< Medieval Latin saccharum, Greek sákkharon; akin to Prakrit sakkarā, Skt śarkarā; compare sugar]
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