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Noun: demerara  ,de-mu'raa-ru [N. Amer], ,de-mu'reh-ru [Brit]
  1. A light brown raw cane sugar from Guyana
  2. Dark rum from Guyana
    - demerara rum
  3. Light brown cane sugar; originally from Guyana
    - demerara sugar
Noun: Demerara
  1. A river in northern Guyana that flows northward into the Atlantic
  2. A former Dutch colony in South America; now a part of Guyana

Derived forms: demeraras

Type of: brown sugar, cane sugar, colony, river, rum, settlement

Part of: British Guiana, Co-operative Republic of Guyana, Guyana

Encyclopedia: Demerara