castor sugar


castor sugar
noun
very finely granulated sugar that was formerly sprinkled from a castor
Syn: ↑caster sugar
Hypernyms: ↑powdered sugar

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noun
Etymology: castor (II)
chiefly Britain : finely granulated or powdered white sugar that can be shaken through the perforated top of a caster

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Chiefly Brit.
finely ground or powdered sugar.
[1850-55]

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castor sugar or caster sugar noun
White granulated sugar crushed to form fine grains
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Main Entry:castor

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castor sugar UK US
another spelling of caster sugar
Thesaurus: sweet food and dessertshyponym types of food or drinkhypernym

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castor sugar,
a fine, white, powdered sugar.

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ˌcastor ˈsugar f9 [castor sugar] noun uncountable

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • castor sugar — castor .sugar n [U] another spelling of ↑caster sugar …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • castor sugar — or caster sugar noun Etymology: caster Date: 1855 chiefly British finely granulated white sugar …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • castor sugar — Chiefly Brit. finely ground or powdered sugar. [1850 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • castor sugar — noun Alternative form of caster sugar …   Wiktionary

  • castor sugar — see caster sugar …   English dictionary

  • castor sugar — noun variant spelling of caster sugar …   English new terms dictionary

  • castor sugar — noun (U) another spelling of caster sugar …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • castor sugar — UK / US another spelling of caster sugar …   English dictionary

  • castor sugar — /ˈkastə ˌʃʊgə/ (say kahstuh .shooguh) noun → caster sugar …   Australian English dictionary

  • caster sugar castor sugar — noun (U) BrE sugar with very small grains used for cooking …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English