noun, verb (used with object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of syrup
Examples from the Web for sirup
The sirup was then well shaken with a large excess of absolute alcohol, when it became viscous, but did not mix with the alcohol.
He began with an ivory toddy-stick to convert sugar and Bourbon into sirup.The Seven Darlings|Gouverneur Morris
If the sirup is done two drops will break simultaneously from the side of the spoon.Every Step in Canning|Grace Viall Gray
When the contents of the pan have again reached the proper density, another portion of sirup is added.
Unless the sirup is very thick, boil it until it becomes heavy; then fill each jarful of fruit with this sirup.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5|Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
Word Origin for syrup
late 14c., from Old French sirop (13c.), and perhaps from Italian siroppo, both from Arabic sharab "beverage, wine," literally "something drunk," from verb shariba "he drank" (cf. sherbet). Spanish jarabe, jarope, Old Provençal eissarop are from Arabic; Italian sciroppo is via Medieval Latin sirupus.