maple syrup

noun

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

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Drizzle with the maple syrup, then bake for 20 minutes until soft and juicy. Marc Myers, WSJ, "Mary McCartney Became an Artist With a Little Help from Linda and Paul," 28 Aug. 2018 In a small bowl, whisk together the maple syrup, vermouth, balsamic vinegar and salt. Amy Dewall Dadmun, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "'Revolving door' of summer visitors calls for special food," 19 May 2018 Stir in maple syrup, soy sauce, vinegar, lime halves and remaining 2 tablespoons five-spice powder; bring to a simmer. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Maple-Glazed Five-Spice Pork," 9 Oct. 2018 Whisk maple syrup, soy sauce, and Sriracha in a small bowl to combine. Amiel Stanek, Bon Appetit, "Maple-Sriracha Glazed Bacon," 28 May 2018 Organic maple syrup from family farms in the Great lakes and Appalachian mountain regions. Molly Kimball, NOLA.com, "2018 Eat Local Challenge: No need to go hardcore to dig in," 22 May 2018 The ingredients list covers most of a brunch menu with cold press coffee, chicory, maple syrup, oats, milk sugar, and applewood smoked barley. Matt Allyn, Popular Mechanics, "This Beer Is Basically an Entire Brunch In a Bottle," 31 Oct. 2016 Immediately toss hot carrots with maple syrup, then lemon juice. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Lemon-Maple Roasted Carrots," 24 Oct. 2018 Think: Cozy nights by the fire, morning treats drizzled with maple syrup, and of course, hot chocolate. Zoë Weiner, Teen Vogue, "The Must-Have Fall Beauty Products to Last You All Season," 28 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of maple syrup

1792, in the meaning defined above

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maple syrup

noun

English Language Learners Definition of maple syrup

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

More from Merriam-Webster on maple syrup

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