papelon

noun
pa·​pe·​lon | \ ¦päpə¦lōn \
plural -s

Definition of papelon

: crude brown sugar produced especially in northern South America

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History and Etymology for papelon

American Spanish papelón, from Spanish, cardboard, augmentative of papel paper, from Catalan paper, from Latin papyrus; from its being hardened in cardboard molds

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“Papelon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/papelon. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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