Definition of raw sugar in English:

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raw sugar

Entry from US English dictionary


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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Syllabification: raw sug·ar

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