sacchar-

combining form
variants: or sacchari- or saccharo-

Definition of sacchar-

: sugar saccharify saccharometer

History and Etymology for sacchar-

Latin saccharum, from Greek sakcharon, from Prakrit sakkharā, from Sanskrit śarkarā gravel, sugar

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“Sacchar-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sacchar-. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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