saccharate

saccharate

[sak-uh-reyt]
noun Chemistry.
1.
a salt of saccharic acid.
2.
a compound formed by interaction of sucrose with a metallic oxide, usually lime, and useful in the purification of sugar.

Origin:
1805–15; sacchar(ic acid) + -ate2

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saccharate (ˈsækəˌreɪt)
 
n
any salt or ester of saccharic acid

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