brown sugar

   A variant of sugar3, from the colour:
    'What are you using these days, Bones?' 'A little brown sugar now and again, you know, keep my head straight.' (Follett, 1996)

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  • brown sugar — n [U] a type of sugar that is brown in colour and contains ↑molasses …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • brown sugar — /braunˈʃuɡar, ingl. ˈbraunˌʃuɡə(r)/ [lett. «zucchero (sugar) scuro (brown)», cioè «grezzo»] loc. sost. m. inv. CFR. eroina …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • brown sugar — n. soft sugar prepared in such a way that the crystals retain a thin, brown coating of dark syrup …   English World dictionary

  • brown sugar — ► NOUN ▪ unrefined or partially refined sugar …   English terms dictionary

  • brown sugar — noun unrefined or only partly refined sugar • Hypernyms: ↑sugar, ↑refined sugar • Hyponyms: ↑demerara, ↑demerara sugar * * * noun [noncount] : a type of sugar that is brown because it contains a dark syrup (called molasses) * * * ˌbrown ˈsugar [ …   Useful english dictionary

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