Definition of massecuite in English:

massecuite

noun

  • 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.

Origin

Late 19th century. From French masse mass + cuite, feminine past participle of cuire cook, boil down: the compound is not recorded in French dictionaries.

Pronunciation

massecuite

/ˈmasˌkwiːt/