Topic: FOOD

Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: sirop, from Medieval Latin, from Arabic sharab 'drink, wine, syrup', from shariba 'to drink'


syr‧up [uncountable]
1DF a thick sticky sweet liquid, eaten on top of or mixed with other foods:
ice cream and maple syrup
2DF sweet liquid made from sugar and water, used in cans of fruit

➔ cough syrup

at cough mixture

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