maple syrup


Definition of maple syrup

: syrup made by concentrating the sap of maple trees and especially the sugar maple

Examples of maple syrup in a Sentence

pancakes served with butter and maple syrup
Recent Examples on the Web Walnuts are toasted in butter with lots of rosemary and salt before being coated in maple syrup and a splash of lemon juice to cut through the saccharine. Ben Mims, Los Angeles Times, "Forget the marshmallows: Slow-roasted yams deserve better toppings for Thanksgiving," 12 Nov. 2020 Treat the acorn squash like a steak and season it with plenty of sweet flavors — maple syrup and a cinnamon finish., "Recipe: Grilled maple glazed acorn squash," 2 Nov. 2020 Knitted, crocheted, and sewn items, wooden creations, jewelry, metalcraft, jams, pickles, maple syrup and soaps will be offered for sale., "Community News For The Vernon Edition," 15 Oct. 2020 In a medium bowl, combine the maple syrup, brown sugar, melted butter and salt. Star Tribune, "Recipe: Maple Roasted Apple, Bacon and Pecan Flatbread," 28 Oct. 2020 An order of three with a thick, toasty red velvet waffle enhanced by a side of spicy maple syrup ($11) was among the city’s best chicken and waffles. Mike Sutter,, "3 great new San Antonio restaurants for tacos, beer and ice cream: Chilaquil at the Pearl, Gold Feather and Black + White Modern Creamery," 22 Oct. 2020 In a medium bowl, combine the walnuts, dates, 2 tablespoons maple syrup, the cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and salt. Washington Post, "Maple syrup and dates add a healthful spin to baked apples," 15 Oct. 2020 Immediately toss with maple syrup, lime zest, juice and remaining ½ tablespoon oil. Kate Merker, Good Housekeeping, "Coriander-Maple Glazed Carrots," 13 Oct. 2020 Transfer to a platter and brush with remaining tablespoon maple syrup. Kate Merker, Country Living, "Maple-Glazed Breakfast Sausage," 5 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of maple syrup

1792, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of maple syrup was in 1792

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17 Nov 2020

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“Maple syrup.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of maple syrup

: a sweet, thick liquid made from the sap of maple trees

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