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castor sugar

noun, Chiefly British
1.
finely ground or powdered sugar.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55
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Contemporary definitions for castor sugar
noun

finely granulated sugar; also called superfine sugar , caster sugar

Word Origin

from the small vessel with a perforated top from which to sprinkle sugar

Usage Note

British cooking

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