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sacchari-
Saccharic
saccharic acid
saccharide
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saccharin definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a crystalline substance 500 times sweeter than sugar; used as a calorie-free sweetener

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1885 a crystalline compound C7H5NO3S that is unrelated to the carbohydrates, is several hundred times sweeter than sucrose, and is used as a calorie-free sweetener

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a very sweet substance used as a non-fattening substitute for sugar. Etymology: G (as SACCHARIDE) + -IN

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Saccharine Sac"cha*rine (? or ?), n. (Chem.) A trade name for benzoic sulphinide. [Written also saccharin.]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Saccharin Sac"cha*rin (s[a^]k"k[.a]*r[i^]n), n. [F., from L. saccharon sugar.] (Chem.) A bitter white crystalline substance obtained from the saccharinates and regarded as the lactone of saccharinic acid; -- so called because formerly supposed to be isomeric with cane sugar (saccharose).

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

also saccharine Saccharin is a very sweet chemical substance that some people use instead of sugar, especially when they are trying to lose weight.

Moby Thesaurus

ambrosia, artificial sweetener, blackstrap, calcium cyclamate, cane syrup, clover honey, comb honey, corn syrup, cyclamates, edulcoration, honey, honeycomb, honeydew, honeypot, maple syrup, molasses, nectar, saccharification, sodium cyclamate, sorghum, sugar, sugar-making, sugaring off, sweetener, sweetening, sweets, syrup, treacle



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