Sirup

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German. The spelling Sirup is attested since the 1530s.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Sirup m (genitive Sirups, plural Sirups or Sirupe)

  1. syrup; viscous, sweet (sugary) liquid or semiliquid
  2. viscous, sweet medicine [fell out of use before 1600]

Quotations[edit]

  • 1563, New Kreüterbuch mit den allerschönsten vnd artlichsten Figuren aller Gewechß:
    Ein lindpurgirender Sirup von Rosen

References[edit]

  1. ^ Spiegel der artzney (1532) uses “Sirup” in Romance phrases embedded in the (Middle High) German text; the term was found in Germanic phrases by the 1540s.

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