castor sugar

noun
variants: or caster sugar

Definition of castor sugar

chiefly British
: finely granulated white sugar

First Known Use of castor sugar

1855, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for castor sugar

caster

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“Castor sugar.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/castor%20sugar. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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