Definitions for "Saccharine"
Of or pertaining to sugar; having the qualities of sugar; producing sugar; sweet; as, a saccharine taste; saccharine matter.
overly sweet
This sugar substitute contains 1/8 calorie per teaspoon and is said to be about 400 times sweeter than sugar. Some feel that saccharine has a bitter aftertaste. There is also controversy as to whether or not it is a carcinogen.
Keywords:  sulphinide, benzoic, trade, name
A trade name for benzoic sulphinide.
Keywords:  sweetener, tar, coal, artificial
an artificial sweetener made from coal tar.