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maple syrup

a syrup produced by partially boiling down the sap of the sugar maple or of any of several other maple trees.
a commercial variety of such syrup, often mixed with cane sugar or some other sweetening agent.
Origin of maple syrup
1840-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for maple syrup
  • It's a chocolate pot de creme with caramel, a dash of maple syrup and sea salt served in a ceramic egg.
  • Freshly toasted oats, lightly sweetened with local honey and real maple syrup.
  • Whisk the brown sugar, maple syrup and heavy cream into the butter and bring to a boil.
  • It included a drizzle of maple syrup, but again, the sweet fillip was done with finesse.
  • Mine is based on maple syrup with a good slug of dark rum to keep things from getting too cloying.
  • It is named for the sweet maple syrup smell of the urine in untreated babies.
  • Working in groups, produce a large mural of a maple syrup operation.
  • Sap collected from sugar maple trees is concentrated by boiling to make maple syrup.
British Dictionary definitions for maple syrup

maple syrup

a very sweet syrup made from the sap of the sugar maple
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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