cane sugar


: sugar from sugarcane

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Here, the three dozen or so chilled fruits on the menu are all natural, the sorbet made from fresh pulp or flesh blended with mineral water and organic cane sugar. Lindsey Tramuta Thibault Montamat, New York Times, 13 Feb. 2023 This cocktail mixer is made of real prickly pear purée, real pomegranate juice, real lime juice and organic cane sugar. Jeanette Hurt, Forbes, 10 Feb. 2023 Each single-origin dark chocolate contains only three ingredients — cacao nibs, organic cane sugar and organic cacao butter — for treats that are free of dairy, gluten, soy and nuts. Cheryl V. Jackson, The Indianapolis Star, 4 Feb. 2023 The delicious mixed berry flavor is based on only natural ingredients and just enough organic cane sugar to get that authentic berry taste. Dallas News, 22 Dec. 2022 Picadas is the first Mexican hard seltzer agua fresca that combines real fruit juice with cane sugar alcohol in three flavors: mango, lemonade and guava. Imelda García, Dallas News, 7 Mar. 2023 Combining organic berry/fruit blend, prebiotic fiber isomalto-oligosaccharides, cane sugar, and stevia for a light sweetness will give you immune support and emotional balance while delighting your taste buds. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 15 Jan. 2023 For this second edition, a white glaze was applied to the outside to represent the alfeñique, or cane sugar paste, that is used to make the calaveritas, and the base is adorned with papel picado (decorative tissue paper), marigold and skull designs. Jonah Flicker, Robb Report, 17 Oct. 2022 Invented by formerly enslaved people, viche, a cane sugar liquor, was long banned, a sort of Colombian moonshine. Julie Turkewitz, New York Times, 19 Sep. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1761, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cane sugar was in 1761

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“Cane sugar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Mar. 2023.

Kids Definition

cane sugar

: sugar from sugarcane

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