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sarsaparilla (plural sarsaparillas)
- Any of various tropical American vines, of the genus Smilax, having fragrant roots.
- The dried roots of these plants, or a flavoring material extracted from these roots.
- A soft drink flavored with this extract.
- Any of several North American plants, of the genus Aralia, having umbels and small white flowers.