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confectioners' sugar

noun
1.
an extra-fine variety of powdered sugar, with cornstarch added to preserve dryness, used in icings, confections, etc. Symbol: XXXX.
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1890-1895
1890-95
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confectioners' sugar

noun
1.
the US term for icing sugar
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