maple sugar



a yellowish-brown sugar produced by boiling down maple syrup.

Origin of maple sugar

An Americanism dating back to 1710–20 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for maple sugar

Historical Examples of maple sugar

  • It was sweetened by maple-sugar; and each helped himself to cream to his own liking.

    The Desert Home

    Mayne Reid

  • The value of maple-sugar lies mainly in its pleasant flavor.

    Commercial Geography

    Jacques W. Redway

  • And that was made all of candies, the chairs and table of maple-sugar, and the couch of cocoanut.

    Europa's Fairy Book

    Joseph Jacobs

  • The horses that drew them were either pressed sugar or maple-sugar.

    Twinkle and Chubbins

    L. Frank (Lyman Frank) Baum

  • Wasis, however, paid no heed to him, but went on sucking his maple-sugar.

British Dictionary definitions for maple sugar

maple sugar


US and Canadian sugar made from the sap of the sugar maple
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