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English Dictionary: sirup by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. a thick sweet sticky liquid
    Synonym(s): syrup, sirup
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Sirup \Sir"up\Syrup \Syr"up\, n. [F. sirop (cf. It. siroppo, Sp.
      jarabe, jarope, LL. siruppus, syrupus), fr. Ar. shar[be]b a
      drink, wine, coffee, sirup. Cf. {Sherbet}.]
      1. A thick and viscid liquid made from the juice of fruits,
            herbs, etc., boiled with sugar.
      2. 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.      --Keats.
      {Mixing sirup}. See the Note under {Dextrose}.
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