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aspartame

n.1.an artificial sweetener containing an aspartic acid peptide, (C14H18N2O5); it is 160 times sweeter than sucrose (cane sugar) and is used as a calorie-free sweetener. Chemically it is N-L-. It is sold also under the trade name Equal.
Noun1.aspartame - an artificial sweetener made from aspartic acid; used as a calorie-free sweetener
Pronunciation: (ASS-per-tame)

a dietary sweetener with almost no calories and no nutritional value. (Brand names: Equal, NutraSweet.)

sweetener, sweetening
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