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sacchar-

1.
a combining form meaning “sugar,” used in the formation of technical terms:
saccharoid.
Also, especially before a consonant, saccharo-.
Origin
combining form representing Medieval Latin saccharum Greek sákkharon, ultimately < an Indo-Aryan source akin to Prakrit sakkarā < Sanskrit śarkarā; cf. sugar
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British Dictionary definitions for sacchar-

saccharo-

combining form
1.
sugar: saccharomycete
Word Origin
via Latin from Greek sakkharon, ultimately from Sanskrit śarkarā sugar
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