Meaning of massecuite in English:


Pronunciation /ˈmasˌkwiːt/


  • In sugar manufacture (originally in the Caribbean): a semi-solid mixture obtained from the juice of sugar cane after several rounds of concentration by boiling, which is separated into molasses and pure sugar by centrifugation.


Late 19th century. From French masse cuite from masse + cuite, feminine past participle of cuire cook, boil down.