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Demerara appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

  • One mat tuber upsets a tragus; a rare medevac at a top spot… at a cave, demerara sugar tastes pure but tame no?
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Definition of the noun demerara

What does demerara mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • demerara: demeraras
  • Demerara: Demeraras

  1. a light brown raw cane sugar from Guyana
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • more generic term: cane sugar = sucrose obtained from sugar cane
  2. a former Dutch colony in South America; now a part of Guyana
  3. dark rum from Guyana
    • lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
    • synonym of demerara: demerara rum
    • more generic word: rum = liquor distilled from fermented molasses
  4. light brown cane sugar; originally from Guyana

Alternative definition of the noun demerara


  1. A type of natural, unrefined or partially refined cane sugar, which is light brown in colour.


Demerara is a historical region in the Guianas on the north coast of South America which is now part of the country of Guyana. It was a Dutch colony until 1815 and a county of British Guiana from 1838 to 1966. It was located about the lower courses of the Demerara River, and its main town was Georgetown.


Demerara, also spelt demerera, is a variety of unrefined, granulated brown sugar made from sugar cane extract. It is commonly used in baking and to sweeten beverages such as coffee and tea. It takes its name from the Demerara colony in Guyana, the original source of this type of sugar, most of which is produced in Mauritius today.

  • also known as Sugars, brown
  • more generic: Sugar

Phrases with Demerara

Phrases starting with the word Demerara:

  1. demerara rum
  2. demerara sugar

Phrases ending with the word Demerara:

  1. Rolepa Demerara
  2. Species Rolepa Demerara

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Google previewModern Geography (1817)

A Description of the Empires, Kingdoms, States, and Colonies; with the Oceans, Seas, and Isles; in All Parts of the World: Including the Most Recent Discoveries, and Political Alterations. Digested on a New Plan by John Pinkerton, Nicolle de La Croix, John Pond

Demerara is a settlement on a river of that name. The white inhabitants of the capital are computed at 1800. By the account of Captain Stedman, Paramaribo is a considerable town, of about five thousand souls, in a pleasant gravelly ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Slavery and Abolition (2014)

by Martin A. Klein

DEMERARA SLAVE REVOLT (1823). One of the largest slave revolts in Caribbean history, ...

Google previewThe Diner's Dictionary (2012)

Word Origins of Food and Drink by John Ayto

Modern demerara sugar is generally made by adding a little molasses colouring to refined white sugar. The name is also applied to a type of dark rum fermented from molasses, made in Guyana. demi-glace A rich glossy brown sauce from ...

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Scrabble value of D2E1M3E1R1A1R1A1

The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the second edition of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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