demerara sugar

noun dem·e·rara sugar \ ˌde-mə-ˈrär-ə- , -ˈrer- \
Updated on: 9 Dec 2017

Definition of demerara sugar

: a coarse light-brown raw sugar

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Origin and Etymology of demerara sugar

Demerara, river and region in Guyana


DEMERARA SUGAR Defined for English Language Learners

demerara sugar

noun

Definition of demerara sugar for English Language Learners

  • : a kind of light brown sugar


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