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Molasses

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Pronunciation : Mo*las"ses
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [F. m?lasse, cf. Sp. melaza, Pg. mela?o, fr. L. mellaceus honeylike, honey-sweet, mel, mellis, honey. See Mellifluous, and cf. Melasses.]
Definition : Defn: The thick, brown or dark colored, viscid, uncrystallizable sirup which drains from sugar, in the process of manufacture; any thick, viscid, sweet sirup made from vegetable juice or sap, as of the sorghum or maple. See Treacle.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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