Muscovado
Muscovado \Mus`co*va"do\, n. Unrefined or raw sugar. [1913 Webster]

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  • Muscovado — Mus co*va do, a. [Corrupted fr. Sp. mascabado; cf. Pg. mascavado, F. moscouade, n., formerly also mascovade, It. mascavato.] Pertaining to, or of the nature of, unrefined or raw sugar, obtained from the juice of the sugar cane by evaporating and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • muscovado — ► NOUN ▪ unrefined sugar made from sugar cane. ORIGIN from Portuguese mascabado açúcar sugar of the lowest quality …   English terms dictionary

  • muscovado — [mus΄kə vā′dō, mus΄kəvä′dō] n. [Sp mascabado (or Port mascavado), unrefined, of inferior quality < Sp mascabar, to depreciate, contr. < menoscabar, to lessen, deteriorate < menos, less (< L minus: see MINUS) + acabar, to achieve <… …   English World dictionary

  • Muscovado — Measuring cups containing muscovado (left) and regular brown sugar (right). Muscovado is a type of unrefined brown sugar with a strong molasses flavor. Also known as Barbados sugar or moist sugar , muscovado is very dark brown and slightly… …   Wikipedia

  • muscovado — [ˌmʌskə vα:dəʊ] (also muscovado sugar) noun unrefined sugar made from evaporating the juice of sugar cane and draining off the molasses. Origin C17: from Port. mascabado (açúcar) (sugar) of the lowest quality …   English new terms dictionary

  • muscovado — /mus keuh vay doh, vah /, n. raw or unrefined sugar, obtained from the juice of the sugar cane by evaporating and draining off the molasses. Also, muscavado. [1635 45; ( < Sp (azúcar) mascabado) < Pg (açúcar) mascavado, ptp. of mascavar to… …   Universalium

  • muscovado — noun An unrefined brown sugar with a strong flavour of molasses …   Wiktionary

  • muscovado — n. Unrefined sugar …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • muscovado — mus·co·va·do …   English syllables

  • muscovado — /mʌskəˈvadoʊ/ (say muskuh vahdoh) noun raw or unrefined sugar, obtained from the juice of the sugar cane by evaporation and draining off the molasses. {Portuguese (açucar) mascavado (sugar) of inferior quality, past participle of mascavar… …   Australian English dictionary

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