a combining form meaning "sugar," used in the formation of technical terms: saccharoid.
Also, esp. before a consonant, saccharo-.
[comb. form repr. ML saccharum Gk sákkharon, ult. < an Indo-Aryan source akin to Prakrit sakkara < Skt sarkara; cf. SUGAR]

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