Demerara

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English[edit]

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See also Demerara (natural brown sugar)

Etymology[edit]

Demerara sugar

From one of the Arawakan languages, where Immenary or Dumaruni mean “river of the letter wood”.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Demerara (plural Demeraras)

Shortbread rounds
  1. A type of natural, unrefined or partially refined cane sugar, which is light brown in colour. It is particularly appreciated in pastries and biscuits like shortbread.

Proper noun[edit]

Demerara

The Demarara and Essequibo colonies in 1888
  1. A region of Guyana in South America, Essequebo en Demerary (Essequibo and Demerara), formerly a Dutch (later British) colony.