Sirup meaning

sĭrəp, sûr-
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(obsolete) A thick and viscid liquid made from the juice of fruits, herbs, etc., boiled with sugar.
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(obsolete) A thick and viscid saccharine solution of superior quality (as sugarhouse sirup or molasses, maple sirup); specifically, in pharmacy and often in cookery, a saturated solution of sugar and water (simple sirup), or such a solution flavored or medicated.

Lucent sirups tinct with cinnamon. --John Keats.

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Origin of sirup

  • From Middle English sirup, from Anglo-French sirop, from Medieval Latin siruppus, syrupus, from Arabic شراب (šarāb, “a drink, wine, coffee, syrup”). Compare French sirop, Italian siroppo, Spanish jarabe, jarope. Compare also sherbet.

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  • The first known use of sirup was in the 14th century.

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