cyclamates

cyclamate

[sahy-kluh-meyt, sik-luh-]
noun
any of several chemical compounds used as a noncaloric sweetening agent in foods and beverages: banned by the FDA in 1970 as a possible carcinogen.

Origin:
1950–55; cyclam(ic acid) + -ate2

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cyclamate (ˈsaɪkləˌmeɪt, ˈsɪkləˌmeɪt)
 
n
a salt or ester of cyclamic acid. Certain of the salts have a very sweet taste and were formerly used as food additives and sugar substitutes
 
[C20: cycl(ohexyl-sulph)amate]

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cyclamate cy·cla·mate (sī'klə-māt', sĭk'lə-)
n.
A salt or ester of cyclamic acid formerly used as a sweetening agent, especially calcium cyclamate or sodium cyclamate.

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cyclamate   (sī'klə-māt', sĭk'lə-)  Pronunciation Key 
A salt or ester containing the group C6H12NO3S. Some cyclamates were formerly used as artificial sweeteners.
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