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corn syrup

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noun
  1. syrup prepared from corn.

Origin of corn syrup

An Americanism dating back to 1900–05
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Examples from the Web for corn syrup

Historical Examples

  • As our corn-crop is immense, the supply of corn-syrup is limited only by the ability of the manufacturers to turn it out.

    Food Guide for War Service at Home

    Katharine Blunt, Frances L. Swain, and Florence Powdermaker


British Dictionary definitions for corn syrup

corn syrup

noun
  1. syrup prepared from maize
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