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syrup

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Etymology

Old French sirop, from Arabic شراب (šarāb), beverage), from شرب (šáriba), to drink).

Noun

Singular
syrup

Plural
s

syrup (s)
  1. Any thick liquid that is added to or poured over food as a flavouring and has a high sugar content. Also any viscous liquid.
    maple syrup
    pancake syrup
  2. (Cockney rhyming slang; shortened from syrup of figs) A wig.

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