1. [syn: syrup, sirup]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Sirup \Sir"up\Syrup \Syr"up\, n. [F. sirop (cf. It. siroppo, Sp.
jarabe, jarope, LL. siruppus, syrupus), fr. Ar. shar[=a]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.
[1913 Webster] Siruped
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a thick sweet sticky liquid [syn: syrup, sirup]