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Meaning of SACCHARINE

Pronunciation:  'sakurin

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  overly sweet
 

SACCHARINE is a 10 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: cloying, sweet, syrupy, treacly
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \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.
    
    
  2. \Sac"cha*rine\ (? or ?), n. (Chem.)
    A trade name for benzoic sulphinide. [Written also
    {saccharin}.]
    
    
    
    
 

 

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