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maple syrup

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.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50
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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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maple syrup

sweet-water sap of certain North American maple trees, chiefly the sugar maple, Acer saccharum, but also the black maple, Acer nigrum. It was utilized by the Indians of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River regions prior to the arrival of European settlers and is still produced solely in North America.

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