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beet sugar sugar extracted from the roots of sugar beets.
blood sugar glucose in the blood or the concentration of glucose in the blood.
brown sugar unrefined or partially refined sugar whose crystals have kept a thin coating of dark syrup.
cane sugar sugar made from the sugar cane.
confectioners' sugar very finely powdered sugar with cornstarch added to prevent caking, used in making baked goods, candies, and the like.
corn sugar dextrose, esp. that derived from cornstarch.
fruit sugar fructose.
grape sugar see "glucose."
maple sugar a sweet, yellowish brown, crystalline substance obtained by fully reducing the syrup made from the sap of maple trees.
milk sugar the sugar that is found in milk; lactose.
powdered sugar a very fine sugar produced by grinding granulated sugar.
sugar beet a widely grown variety of beet that has a white root and is rich in sugar.
sugar cane a tall perennial grass of tropical and subtropical regions that has a stout, jointed stalk and is the principal source of sugar.
sugar daddy (informal) a wealthy older man who lavishes money and expensive gifts on a usu. attractive young woman in return for companionship and intimacy.
sugar diabetes see "diabetes mellitus."
sugar loaf a hard cone-shaped mass of sugar.
sugar maple a maple tree of eastern North America whose hard wood is used for making cabinets and furniture and whose sweet sap is used to make maple syrup and maple sugar.
sugar pine a tall pine tree of the northwestern United States, having sugarlike resin, large cones, and soft, reddish brown wood used for timber.
sugar-cured of meats, esp. ham, cured with a mixture of sugar, salt, and nitrate or nitrite.
sugar-free used to describe food products containing less than 0.5 grams per serving of sucrose or other forms of sugar.