jarabe

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish xarabe (compare Ladino sharope, Portuguese xarope), from Andalusian Arabic شَرَاب‎, from Classical Arabic شَرَاب(šarāb, a drink, beverage, wine, coffee, syrup). Compare English sharab.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /xaˈɾabe/, [xaˈɾaβe]

Noun[edit]

jarabe m (plural jarabes)

  1. syrup
  2. juice
    Synonyms: zumo, jugo
  3. (liquid) remedy
    Synonym: poción
  4. a form of traditional Mexican dance music

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