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raw sugar Syllabification: raw sug·ar

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of raw sugar in English:


The residue left after sugarcane has been processed to remove the molasses and refine the sugar crystals. The flavor is similar to that of brown sugar.
Example sentences
  • Brown sugar is a bit much, but raw sugar is pretty good.
  • The government currently applies a 20 percent import tariff on raw sugar and a 25 percent tariff on white sugar.
  • The degree of clarification affects sugar yield and the refining quality of raw sugar.
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