Definition of Muscovado

1. a. Pertaining to, or of the nature of, unrefined or raw sugar, obtained from the juice of the sugar cane by evaporating and draining off the molasses. Muscovado sugar contains impurities which render it dark colored and moist.



2. n. Unrefined or raw sugar.

Definition of Muscovado

1. Noun. An unrefined brown sugar with a strong flavour of molasses. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Muscovado

1. [n -DOS]

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Literary usage of Muscovado

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1. The Statutes at Large from the Magna Charta, to the End of the Eleventh by Great Britain (1807)
"muscovado of May, or on the fifth day of September one thousand eight sugar shall hundred and six, or on the fifth day of January one thousand not have • ii ..."

2. The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the West Indies by Bryan Edwards (1806)
"Mills for grinding the canes.—Of the cane-juice, and its component parts.—Process for obtaining raw or muscovado sugar. ..."

3. The Statutes of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland [1807-1868/69] by Great Britain, George Kettilby Rickards (1844)
"... having first been imported into such British Possession from the Country of its Growth, the following Duties ; namely, Brown, muscovado, or Clayed, ..."

4. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1886)
"These estates produced, in 1883, 43168 tons of refined sugar; 14615 tons of raw muscovado ; 1743 tons clayed sugar; 70,- 815 hectolitres of molasses; ..."

5. The Carbohydrates and Alcohol by Samuel Rideal (1920)
"muscovado Tanks.—The concentrated syrup from the last pan of the copper wall ... Better crystals are obtained by the use of muscovado tanks. ..."

6. The Carbohydrates and Alcohol by Samuel Rideal (1920)
"muscovado Tanks.—The concentrated syrup from the last pan of the copper wall or other open ... Better crystals are obtained by the use of muscovado tanks. ..."

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