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Saccharine Definition

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[adj] overly sweet

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cloying, sweet, syrupy, treacly

Misc. Definitions

\Sac"cha*rine\ (? or ?), a. [F. saccharin, fr. L. saccharon sugar, Gr. ?, ?, ?, Skr. [,c]arkara. Cf. {Sugar}.] Of or pertaining to sugar; having the qualities of sugar; producing sugar; sweet; as, a saccharine taste; saccharine matter.
\Sac"cha*rine\ (? or ?), n. (Chem.) A trade name for benzoic sulphinide. [Written also {saccharin}.]

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