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 This is a strong bourbon at 115 proof, but the classic Old Forester character shines through with a burst of maple syrup, cinnamon spice, and s’mores on the palate. Jonah Flicker, Robb Report, 15 May 2024 Their Grand Roast, a blend of Brazilian, Colombian and Guatemalan beans, has notes of chocolate and maple syrup. Jenna Thompson, Kansas City Star, 9 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for maple syrup 

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Word History

First Known Use

1792, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of maple syrup was in 1792

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“Maple syrup.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

maple syrup

: syrup made by thickening the sap of maples and especially the sugar maple by boiling

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