saccharo-


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Related to saccharo-: Saccharomyces, Saccharomyces boulardii

saccharo-

or sacchar-
pref.
Sugar: saccharide.

[From Medieval Latin saccharum, sugar, from Latin saccharon, from Greek sakkhar, from Pali sakkharā, from Sanskrit śarkarā.]

saccharo-

or before a vowel

sacchar-

combining form
sugar: saccharomycete.
[via Latin from Greek sakkharon, ultimately from Sanskrit śarkarā sugar]