Syrup vs Capillaire - What's the difference?

syrup | capillaire |


As nouns the difference between syrup and capillaire

is that syrup is any thick liquid that is added to or poured over food as a flavouring and has a high sugar content also any viscous liquid while capillaire is (archaic) a syrup prepared from the maidenhair, formerly supposed to have medicinal properties.

syrup

English

Alternative forms

* (l), surp

Noun

  • 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
  • (Cockney rhyming slang''; ''shortened from syrup of figs ) A wig.
  • Derived terms

    * glucose syrup * golden syrup * maple syrup * palm syrup * simple syrup * sizzurp * syrup of figs * syrupy

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    capillaire

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (archaic) A syrup prepared from the maidenhair, formerly supposed to have medicinal properties.
  • (archaic) Any simple syrup flavoured with orange flowers.
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