Definition of muscovado noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌmʌskəˈvɑːdəʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmʌskəˈvɑːdoʊ//
(also muscovado sugar)[uncountable]
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a type of dark sugar with a strong flavour Word Origin early 17th cent.: from Portuguese mascabado (açúcar) ‘(sugar) of the lowest quality’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: muscovado