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maple syrup

a syrup produced by partially boiling down the sap of the sugar maple or of any of several other maple trees.
a commercial variety of such syrup, often mixed with cane sugar or some other sweetening agent.
Origin of maple syrup
First recorded in 1840-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Boil –1 cup of maple syrup until it will form a soft ball in cold water.

    The Laurel Health Cookery Evora Bucknum Perkins
  • Sorry we haven't got cakes and maple syrup; wish we had some angel's food.

    Old Ebenezer Opie Read
  • Have griddle well heated, make cakes large, bake nicely brown, and serve with maple syrup.

    The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887) Mrs. F.L. Gillette
  • One family we knew had nothing to eat but potatoes and maple syrup.

  • Omit sugar and serve with honey, maple syrup or molasses or with molasses sauce.

    The Laurel Health Cookery Evora Bucknum Perkins
British Dictionary definitions for maple syrup

maple syrup

a very sweet syrup made from the sap of the sugar maple
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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