saccharine

saccharine
Relating to sugar; sweet.

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sac·cha·rine 'sak-(ə-)rənalso -ə-.rēnor -ə-.rīn adj
1 a) of, relating to, or resembling that of sugar <\saccharine taste>
b) yielding or containing sugar <a \saccharine fluid>
2) overly or sickeningly sweet <\saccharine flavor>

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n.
a sweetening agent. Saccharine is 400 times as sweet as sugar and has no energy content. It is very useful as a sweetener in diabetic and low-calorie foods. Saccharine is destroyed by heat and is not therefore used in cooking.

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sac·cha·rine (sakґə-rīn) [Gr. sakcharon sugar] sugary; having a sweet taste.

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