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5 definitions found
 for Saccharine
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Saccharine \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.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Saccharine \Sac"cha*rine\ (? or ?), n. (Chem.)
     A trade name for benzoic sulphinide. [Written also
     saccharin.]
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sulphinide \Sul"phi*nide\, n. [Sulpho- + amine + anhydride.]
     (Chem.)
     A white or yellowish crystalline substance,
     C6H4.(SO2.CO).NH, produced artificially by the oxidation of
     a sulphamic derivative of toluene. It is the sweetest
     substance known, having over two hundred times the sweetening
     power of sugar, and is known in commerce under the name of
     saccharine. It has acid properties and forms salts (which
     are inaccurately called saccharinates). --I. Remsen.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  saccharine
      adj 1: overly sweet [syn: cloying, saccharine, syrupy,
             treacly]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  18 Moby Thesaurus words for "saccharine":
     candied, cloying, deferential, disarming, honeyed, insinuating,
     insinuative, luscious, mawkish, oversweet, rich, sickly-sweet,
     silken, silky, sugared, sugary, sweet, syrupy
  
  

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