Meaning of brown sugar

brown' sug'ar

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. unrefined or partially refined sugar that retains some molasses.
  2. a commercial product consisting of white, refined sugar to which molasses has been added.
  3. brownish-colored heroin manufactured illicitly in Mexico.
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