julep

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French julep, from Medieval Latin julapium, via Arabic جُلَاب (julāb) from Persian گلاب (golâb, rosewater), from گل (rose) + آب (water).

Noun[edit]

julep (plural juleps)

  1. A refreshing drink flavored with aromatic herbs, especially mint.
  2. (historical) A pleasant-tasting liquid medicine in which other nauseous medicines are taken.