Definition of Maple sugar

1. Noun. Sugar made from the sap of the sugar maple tree.

Generic synonyms: Carbohydrate, Saccharide, Sugar

Definition of Maple sugar

1. Noun. A type of sugar made by boiling the sap of the sugar maple. ¹

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Medical Definition of Maple sugar

1. Sucrose extracted from the sap of the sugar maple, Acer saccharinum. Synonym: saccharum canadense. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Maple Sugar

maple-leaf begonia
maple-leaved bayur
maple bark disease
maple family
maple leaves
maple sugar (current term)
maple syrup
maple syrup urine
maple syrup urine disease
maple syrups
maplike skull

Literary usage of Maple sugar

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Pharmaceutical Journal by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1858)
"All the counties of the State of Vermont produce maple sugar; in 1850 this State ... The county of Providence produced only 28 Ibs. of maple sugar in 1850. ..."

2. Food Inspection and Analysis: For the Use of Public Analysts, Health by Albert Ernest Leach (1920)
"It is frequently possible to identify brown, or molasses sugar, especially when it forms the larger portion of the alleged maple sugar or syrup, ..."

3. Index of Economic Material in Documents of the States of the United States by Adelaide Rosalia Hasse (1907)
"Rept . of statistical secy. on dairy, sheep, and maple sugar productions. ... maple sugar and the bounty; by JL Hills. (13 same 1892/3: 99-121. ..."

4. Annual Report by Indiana State Board of Health (1910)
"maple sugar is the solid product resulting from the evaporation of maple sap, and contains, in the water-free substance, not less than sixty-five one ..."

5. The Canadian Settler's Guide by Catherine Parr Strickland Traill (1857)
"MAPLE-SUGAR. This little volume would be incomplete unless it contained some instruction on the making of maple sugar, though the manufacturing of this ..."

6. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1880)
"The tree yields also Maple-sugar, but, like A. dasycarpum, only in about half the quantity obtainable from A. saccharinum (Porcher). ..."

7. The Cultivator by New York State Agricultural Society (1847)
"When in Vermont in 1845, we saw some specimens of maple sugar of a quality much superior to what is generally met with, and were quite interested to learn ..."

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