confectioners'-sugar

confectioners' sugar

noun
an extra-fine variety of powdered sugar, with cornstarch added to preserve dryness, used in icings, confections, etc. Symbol: XXXX

Origin:
1890–95

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confectioners' sugar
 
n
the US term for icing sugar

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