massecuite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French masse cuite (cooked mass).

Noun[edit]

massecuite (countable and uncountable, plural massecuites)

  1. A suspension of sugar crystals in a mother liquor, after boiling of syrup; produced in a sugar factory.
    • 2011, H. Panda, The Complete Book on Sugarcane Processing and By-Products of Molasses
      Modern practice favours warming the massecuite in pug mills, placed above the centrifugals.