Syrup vs Sirup - What's the difference?

syrup | sirup |

Syrup is an alternative form of sirup.


As nouns the difference between syrup and sirup

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 sirup is (obsolete) a thick and viscid liquid made from the juice of fruits, herbs, etc, boiled with sugar.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

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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    sirup

    English

    Alternative forms

    * syrup generally considered standard

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) A thick and viscid liquid made from the juice of fruits, herbs, etc., boiled with sugar.
  • (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. --.
  • Derived terms

    * Mixing sirup . See the Note under Dextrose.

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