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maple syrup

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noun
  1. a syrup produced by partially boiling down the sap of the sugar maple or of any of several other maple trees.
  2. a commercial variety of such syrup, often mixed with cane sugar or some other sweetening agent.
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Origin of maple syrup

First recorded in 1840–50
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Examples from the Web for maple syrup

Historical Examples

  • Here are half a dozen hot ones to top off with, and maple-syrup too.

    Rick Dale, A Story of the Northwest Coast

    Kirk Munroe

  • It was suggested, too, that at grandfather's they might study the processes of maple-syrup as involved in the griddle-cakes.

    The Peterkin Papers

    Lucretia P. Hale

  • An' wasn't it just like a lot o' children hangin' 'round at maple-syrup time?

  • But Daddy found Rusty perched on the tin roof of his house (his house was made of a maple-syrup can).

    The Tale of Daddy Longlegs

    Arthur Scott Bailey


British Dictionary definitions for maple syrup

maple syrup

noun
  1. a very sweet syrup made from the sap of the sugar maple
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