Definitions for: Sirup

[n] a thick sweet sticky liquid

Webster (1913) Definition: Sir"upSyrup 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.

Synonyms: syrup

See Also: corn syrup, golden syrup, grenadine, maple syrup, molasses, sorghum, sorghum molasses, sugar syrup, sweetener, sweetening, treacle

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