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demerara sugar

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noun dem·e·rara sugar \ˌde-mə-ˈrär-ə-, -ˈrer-\

Simple Definition of demerara sugar

  • : a kind of light brown sugar

Full Definition of demerara sugar

  1. :  a coarse light-brown raw sugar

Origin of demerara sugar

Demerara, river and region in Guyana


First Known Use: 1848


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