maple sugar


: sugar made by boiling maple syrup

Examples of maple sugar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Production visited Iceland’s Reykjanes for salt, China’s Xinjiang for grape growing, The Netherlands for production of mead, the sweet shops of Copenhagen, maple sugar shacks in Canada, taro paste production in Fuzhou, and Ushuaia, Argentina, for its sweet desserts. Patrick Frater, Variety, 27 Mar. 2024 For a sip of Canada, check out the Maple line: three teas featuring maple sugar and maple flavors. Kristine Hansen, Vogue, 8 Feb. 2024 The Indigenous peoples of Turtle Island had taught the first European colonizers how to tap the maple tree and make maple sugar or syrup, according to historians. Frank Vaisvilas, Journal Sentinel, 8 Mar. 2024 The Wehr Nature Center also offers maple sugar camps for non-tribal students. Frank Vaisvilas, Journal Sentinel, 8 Mar. 2024 The sweet and spicy L.A. version combines trumpet mushrooms with sea salt, maple sugar, soy sauce powder, gochugaru, aromatics and black sesame seeds. L.a. Times Food Staff, Los Angeles Times, 1 Nov. 2023 Or rubbed with Italian Parm, black truffle sriracha, maple sugar or Old Bay. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, 16 Aug. 2023 For pumpkin-less options, the maple sugar snackin' bacon and maple sugar bacon breakfast sandwiches are also returning to the fall menu. Sabrina Weiss, Peoplemag, 10 Aug. 2022 Pumpkin-less options like the maple sugar snackin' bacon and maple sugar bacon breakfast sandwiches also returned to the menu this fall. Antonia Debianchi, Peoplemag, 2 Nov. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1720, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of maple sugar was in 1720

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“Maple sugar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

maple sugar

: a sugar made by boiling maple syrup
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