sirup

EnglishEdit

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Alternative formsEdit

  • syrup generally considered standard

EtymologyEdit

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.

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

NounEdit

sirup (plural sirups)

  1. (obsolete) A thick and viscid liquid made from the juice of fruits, herbs, etc., boiled with sugar.
  2. (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.

Derived termsEdit

  • Mixing sirup. See the Note under Dextrose.

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CzechEdit

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sirup m

  1. syrup (liquid)

Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sǐrup/
  • Hyphenation: si‧rup

NounEdit

sìrup m (Cyrillic spelling сѝруп)

  1. syrup

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Last modified on 3 April 2014, at 14:15