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ju·lep

 (jo͞o′lĭp)
n.
1. A mint julep.
2. A sweet syrupy drink, especially one to which medicine can be added.

[Middle English, a sugar syrup, from Old French, from Medieval Latin, from Arabic julāb, from Persian gulāb, rosewater : gul, rose (from Middle Persian, from Old Iranian *wr̥da-; akin to Greek rhodon, from earlier *wrodon) + āb, water (from Middle Persian, from Old Iranian *āp-, ap-; akin to Sanskrit āpas, waters).]

julep

(ˈdʒuːlɪp)
n
1. (Cookery) a sweet drink, variously prepared and sometimes medicated
2. (Brewing) chiefly US short for mint julep
[C14: from Old French, from Arabic julāb, from Persian gulāb rose water, from gul rose + āb water]

ju•lep

(ˈdʒu lɪp)

n.
2. a preparation of water and a flavored syrup, often medicated and used as a tonic.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French < Arabic julāb < Persian gulāb=gul rose + āb water]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.julep - bourbon and sugar and mint over crushed icejulep - bourbon and sugar and mint over crushed ice
bourbon - whiskey distilled from a mash of corn and malt and rye and aged in charred oak barrels
highball - a mixed drink made of alcoholic liquor mixed with water or a carbonated beverage and served in a tall glass
Translations

julep

[ˈdʒuːlep] Njulepe m

julep

n
˜ Sirup m, → ˜ Saft m
? mint2
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