An example of syrup is maple syrup.
An example of syrup is a child's pain medicine.
- A solution of sugar and water boiled together, to which flavoring is often added.
- Any solution of sugar used in pharmacy as a vehicle for medicines.
- The sweet, thick liquid obtained in the process of manufacturing cane sugar or glucose.
- (short for) , , etc.
Origin of syrup
- Middle English sirup from Old French sirop from Medieval Latin siropus from Arabic šarāb from šariba to drink śrb in Semitic roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- The first known use of sirup was in the 14th century.