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blackstrap molasses

[blak-strap] /ˈblækˌstræp/
noun
1.
molasses remaining after maximum extraction of sugar from the raw product, used chiefly as a constituent of cattle feed and as a source of ethyl alcohol.
Also called blackstrap.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20, Americanism; black + strap
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British Dictionary definitions for black-strap molasses

blackstrap molasses

/ˈblækˌstræp/
plural noun
1.
(functioning as sing) the molasses remaining after the maximum quantity of sugar has been extracted from the raw material
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