blackstrap

blackstrap
\\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun
Etymology: black (I) + strap
1. : a common red wine of the Mediterranean
2. : a drink consisting of a mixture of rum and molasses
a. : the final molasses that is obtained in the last of successive processes of raw sugar manufacture and used as a constituent of many mixed cattle feeds and as a raw material for the production of industrial alcohol
b. : any thick and very dark molasses
4. : a dark heavy oil used especially for lubricating mine-car wheels

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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