Definition of cane sugar in English:

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cane sugar

Pronunciation: /ˌkān ˈSHo͝oɡər/


Sugar obtained from sugar cane.
Example sentences
  • The spirit used for fortification comes from a variety of different sources and could be based on grapes, sugar beet, cane sugar, agricultural by-products, or even petroleum.
  • Once in solution, granule size was no longer an issue, and the differences between cane sugar and beet sugar disappeared.
  • If your primary source of fermentable sugars is cane sugar then you're not really making beer.

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Syllabification: cane sug·ar

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