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Saccharin

Saccharin Meaning & Definition
Saccharin Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Saccharin?

[n] a crystalline substance 500 times sweeter than sugar; used as a calorie-free sweetener

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See Also | sweetener | sweetening

Saccharin In Webster's Dictionary

\Sac"cha*rin\ (s[a^]k"k[.a]*r[i^]n), n. [F., from L. saccharon sugar.] (Chem.) A bitter white crystalline substance obtained from the saccharinates and regarded as the lactone of saccharinic acid; -- so called because formerly supposed to be isomeric with cane sugar (saccharose).

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