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caramel

car·a·mel / ˈkarəməl; -ˌmel; ˈkärməl/ • n. sugar or syrup heated until it turns brown, used as a flavoring or coloring for food or drink: [as adj.] caramel ice cream. ∎  the light brown color of this substance: the liquid turns a pale caramel | [as adj.] a caramel sweater. ∎  a soft candy made with sugar and butter that have been melted and further heated.

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caramel

caramel Brown material formed by heating carbohydrates in the presence of acid or alkali; also known as burnt sugar. It can be manufactured from various sugars, starches, and starch hydrolysates and is used as a flavour and colour in a wide variety of foods.

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caramel

caramel XVIII. — F. — Sp. caramelo, of unkn. orig.

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