|Origin:||çucre, from Medieval Latin zuccarum, from Arabic sukkar, from Persian shakar, from Sanskrit sarkara|
a sweet white or brown substance that is obtained from plants and used to make food and drinks sweet:
Do you take sugar in your coffee?
2 [countable] British EnglishDF
the amount of sugar that a small spoon can hold:
How many sugars do you want in your tea?
3 [countable] technicalHBP
one of several sweet substances formed in plants
used to address someone you like very much