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Definition of syrup noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//ˈsərəp//
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  1. 1 a sweet liquid made from sugar and water, often used in cans of fruit peaches in syrup
  2. 2 any thick sweet liquid made with sugar and other ingredients, used especially as a sauce butterscotch syrup see also corn syrup, cough syrup, maple syrup
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