melada

noun
me·​la·​da | \ mə̇ˈlädə \
plural -s

Definition of melada

: crude cane sugar as it comes mixed with molasses from the boiling of cane juice and prior to refining

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History and Etymology for melada

American Spanish, from Spanish, feminine of melado, past participle of melar to boil sugarcane juice into syrup, from miel honey, from Latin mel

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“Melada.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/melada. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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