Definition of cyclamate in English:
A salt of a synthetic acid which is a cyclohexyl derivative of sulfamic acid. Sodium and calcium cyclamates were formerly used as artificial sweeteners.
- Intense sweeteners permitted for use in Australian and New Zealand foods are acesulphame potassium, aspartame, cyclamates, saccharin, sucralose, alitame, thaumatin and neotame.
- Other artificial sweeteners were formerly used, especially cyclamates.
- I have reservations about the other sweeteners, such as acesulfame-K, sucralose, and the cyclamates.
1950s: contraction of cyclohexylsulphamate.
Definition of cyclamate in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.