corn syrup

noun
Updated on: 8 Nov 2017

Definition of corn syrup

:a syrup containing dextrins, maltose, and dextrose that is obtained by partial hydrolysis of cornstarch

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First Known Use of corn syrup

1903


CORN SYRUP Defined for English Language Learners

corn syrup

noun

Definition of corn syrup for English Language Learners

  • : a sweet, thick liquid made from corn (sense 1)


CORN SYRUP Defined for Kids

corn syrup

noun

Definition of corn syrup for Students

:a syrup made from cornstarch

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