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Assamar

Assamar

(Science: chemistry) The peculiar bitter substance, soft or liquid, and of a yellow colour, produced when meat, bread, gum, sugar, starch, and the like, are roasted till they turn brown.

Origin: L. Assare to roast _ amarus, bitter.


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