sugar NOUN 1) a sweet crystalline substance obtained especially from sugar cane and sugar beet. 2) Biochemistry any of the class of soluble crystalline sweet-tasting carbohydrates, including sucrose and glucose. 3) informal, chiefly N. Amer. used as a term of endearment.
VERB 1) sweeten, sprinkle, or coat with sugar. 2) make more agreeable or palatable.
DERIVATIVES sugarless adjective.
ORIGIN Old French sukere, from Arabic.

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