syrup

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syr·up

noun \ˈsər-əp, ˈsir-əp, ˈsə-rəp\

: a sweet, thick liquid made of sugar and water with flavoring or medicine added to it

: a sweet, thick liquid made from the juice of a fruit or plant

Full Definition of SYRUP

1
a :  a thick sticky solution of sugar and water often flavored or medicated
b :  the concentrated juice of a fruit or plant
2
:  cloying sweetness or sentimentality
syr·upy adjective

Variants of SYRUP

syr·up also si·rup \ˈsər-əp, ˈsir-əp, ˈsə-rəp\

Examples of SYRUP

  1. ice cream and chocolate syrup
  2. She poured syrup all over her pancakes.

Origin of SYRUP

Middle English sirup, from Anglo-French sirop, from Medieval Latin syrupus, from Arabic sharāb
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Food Terms

Reuben, calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel

Rhymes with SYRUP

syr·up

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SYRUP

: a thick sticky liquid consisting of a concentrated solution of sugar and water with or without the addition of a flavoring agent or medicinal substance <syrup of codeine>
syr·upy or sir·upy \-ē\ adjective

Variants of SYRUP

syr·up also sir·up \ˈsər-əp, ˈsir-əp\

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