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What is the Latin word for candy?

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2010-10-28 17:37:48

what is the latin word for candy?

The Latin word is saccharum (from the Greek

saccharon, taken from the Sanskrit sarkara).

In approximately 1000 CE, the Arabs installed the first sugar

refinery on the island of Crete, which they named Qandi, the

Arabic term for crystallized sugar.

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