demerara sugar
noun Etymology: Demerara, river and region in Guyana Date: 1848 a coarse light-brown raw sugar

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  • Demerara (sugar) — or demerara sugar [dem΄ə rar′ə, dem΄ərer′ə] n. [also d s ] Brit. a coarse, light brown sugar * * * …   Universalium

  • Demerara (sugar) — or demerara sugar [dem΄ə rar′ə, dem΄ərer′ə] n. [also d s ] Brit. a coarse, light brown sugar …   English World dictionary

  • Demerara (sugar) — or demerara sugar [dem΄ə rar′ə, dem΄ərer′ə] n. [also d s ] Brit. a coarse, light brown sugar …   English World dictionary

  • demerara sugar — ► NOUN ▪ light brown cane sugar coming originally from the region of Demerara in Guyana …   English terms dictionary

  • demerara sugar — [[t]de̱məreərə ʃ ʊgə(r)[/t]] N UNCOUNT Demerara sugar is a type of brown sugar. It is made from sugar cane that is grown in the West Indies. [BRIT] …   English dictionary

  • Demerara (sugar) — Demerara (also spelled as demerera ) is used as the generic name of a type of specialty raw cane sugar often used in home baking and in sweetening coffee and tea. Demerara is normally brown in color mdash;the natural color of cane sugar. Demerara …   Wikipedia

  • demerara sugar — dem|e|ra|ra sug|ar [ˌdeməreərə ˈʃugə US rerə ˈʃugər] n [U] BrE [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: Demerara, area in Guyana where the sugar originally came from] a type of rough brown sugar …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • demerara sugar — /dɛmərɛərə ˈʃʊgə/ (say demuhrairruh shooguh) noun a white cane sugar treated with molasses to produce large, slightly sticky, pale brown crystals. Also, coffee sugar. {from Demerara, Guyana, where it was originally chiefly produced} …   Australian English dictionary

  • demerara sugar — noun light brown cane sugar; originally from Guyana • Syn: ↑demerara • Hypernyms: ↑brown sugar …   Useful english dictionary

  • demerara sugar — [ˌdɛmə rɛ:rə, rα:rə] noun Brit. light brown cane sugar coming originally and chiefly from the region of Demerara in Guyana …   English new terms dictionary

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