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Definition of corn syrup in English:

noun

[mass noun] chiefly US
Glucose syrup, especially when made from cornflour.
Example sentences
  • High-fructose corn syrup is made from corn syrup by converting glucose into fructose.
  • GM corn can be found in 50 per cent of all corn products and derivatives, such as corn starch, corn flour and corn syrup.
  • Sucrose, glucose, fructose and corn syrup are ‘code names’ for sugar.

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