sacchariferous

sacchariferous

[sak-uh-rif-er-uhs]
adjective Chemistry.
containing or yielding sugar.

Origin:
1750–60; sacchar- + -i- + -ferous

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sacchariferous sac·cha·rif·er·ous (sāk'ə-rĭf'ər-əs)
adj.
Producing sugar.

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