Meaning of SACCHARIN in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈsa-k(ə-)rən ]


Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary

Date: 1885

: a crystalline compound C 7 H 5 NO 3 S that is unrelated to the carbohydrates, is several hundred times sweeter than sucrose, and is used as a calorie-free sweetener

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