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Culture > Food > Sugars & Sweeteners


Now updated for CSW15. New words, if any, and new inflections of existing words, are shown in red.


aspartame an artificial sweetener.
cassonade (Fr.) unrefined cane-sugar (imported in casks).
demerara a light-brown raw cane-sugar orig and chiefly from the Demerara region of Guyana.
demeraran like demerara, a light-brown raw cane-sugar.
dulcite a saccharine substance derived from various plants.
dulcitol a saccharine substance derived from various plants.
goor (Hindi) an unrefined cane sugar.
gur an unrefined, sweet cane sugar; a felt tent.
honeyful full of honey.
jaggary (Hindi) a coarse dark sugar made from palm sap.
jagger (Hindi) a coarse dark sugar made from palm sap.
jaggery (Hindi) a coarse dark sugar made from palm sap.
jagghery (Hindi) a coarse dark sugar made from palm sap.
jagra (Hindi) a coarse dark sugar made from palm sap.
lactitol an artificial sweetener.
lassy molasses.
mellific producing honey.
molasses a thick dark treacle that is drained from sugar during refining.
muscavado (Spanish) raw or unrefined sugar obtained from the juice of the sugar cane by evaporation and draining off the molasses.
muscovado (Spanish) raw or unrefined sugar obtained from the juice of the sugar cane by evaporation and draining off the molasses.
nectareal of or like nectar.
nectarean of or like nectar.
nectareous of or like nectar.
nectarous of or like nectar.
ribulose a type of sugar.
saccharine sickly sweet (noun) an artificial sweetener
saccharinely (Adv.) SACCHARINE, excessively sweet.
sorbitol a white crystalline substance derived from (and used as a substitute for) sugar.
sugar a sweet carbohydrate (verb) to cover with sugar
sugariness the state of being sugary.
sugarless without sugar; free from sugar.
sugarlike like sugar.
sugarloaf a loaf or hard mass of refined sugar.
sugary containing sugar.
syrup a saturated solution of sugar boiled to prevent fermentation (verb) to make into a syrup
syrupy like syrup.
thaumatin a sweetener extracted from a West Indian fruit.
treacliness the state of being treacly.
treacly like treacle.