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  1. (obsolete) A thick and viscid liquid made from the juice of fruits, herbs, etc., boiled with sugar.
  2. (obsolete) 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. --w:Keats.
    Etymology: French sirop. (Compsre Italian siroppo, Spanish jarabe, jarope, Late Latin siruppus, syrupus, from Arabic sharab a drink, wine, coffee, sirup. Compare Sherbet

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