muscovado

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English[edit]

muscovado (top)

Etymology[edit]

Corrupted from Spanish mascabado or Portuguese mascavado, from the verb mascavar, a corrupted form of menoscabar ‎(to despise).

Noun[edit]

muscovado ‎(countable and uncountable, plural muscovados)

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

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