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root beer

A carbonated soft drink flavored with extracts of certain plant roots and herbs and usually artificial flavorings.

root beer

(Cookery) US and Canadian an effervescent drink made from extracts of various roots and herbs

root′ beer`

a carbonated beverage flavored with syrup made from the extracted juices of roots, barks, and herbs.
[1835–45, Amer.]
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Noun1.root beer - carbonated drink containing extracts of roots and herbsroot beer - carbonated drink containing extracts of roots and herbs
soft drink - nonalcoholic beverage (usually carbonated)
شَراب من الخَميرَة وبَعْض الجُذور
šumivý nealkoholický nápoj
meyan kökü gazozu/birası
xá xị


(ruːt) noun
1. the part of a plant that grows under the ground and draws food and water from the soil. Trees often have deep roots; Carrots and turnips are edible roots.
2. the base of something growing in the body. the roots of one's hair/teeth.
3. cause; origin. Love of money is the root of all evil; We must get at the root of the trouble.
4. (in plural) family origins. Our roots are in Scotland.
to (make something) grow roots. These plants aren't rooting very well; He rooted the plants in compost.
root beer
a kind of non-alcoholic drink made from the roots of certain plants.
root crop
plants with roots that are grown for food. The farm has three fields of root crops.
root out
1. to pull up or tear out by the roots. The gardener began to root out the weeds.
2. to get rid of completely. We must do our best to root out poverty.
take root
to grow firmly; to become established. The plants soon took root.
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Whenever he encountered a chance shipmate, and there were many in San Francisco, he treated them and was treated in turn, as of old, but he ordered for himself root beer or ginger ale and good-naturedly endured their chaffing.
When they saw how popular it was, they added another root beer from Mukilteo's Diamond Knot.
Stewart's is known for its Stewart's Fountain Classics Root Beer and hot dogs.
Pop-Tarts and soda pop is a fun, new flavor combination--the Frosted A&W Root Beer and Frosted Crush Orange varieties are so different from our fruity and dessert-type tarts, and this is our first beverage-inspired flavor.
We developed Not Your Father's Root Beer because we recognized people's craving for nostalgic flavors they loved from childhood," explains Tim Kovac, founder and brewmaster of Small Town Brewery, which makes the product.
The Classic Sweet Cream Sodas offers classic combinations including Cherry Sweet Cream Dr Pepper, Blue Coconut Sweet Cream COKE, Strawberry Sweet Cream COKE, Cherry Vanilla Sweet Cream COKE, Strawberry Sweet Cream Root Beer, Vanilla Sweet Cream FANTA ORANGE, Strawberry Sweet Cream Fanta Orange and Chocolate Sweet Cream Root Beer.
Creamy milk chocolate is blended with a proprietary root beer flavor to make Wolfgang's Root Beer Float Mini Pretzels.
On Saturday, curious customers will be able to taste Rogue's original flavor, root beer, as well as two others that have since joined it - citrus cucumber and honey orange.
From the nine-seat root beer stand that my parents started 87 years ago here in Washington, to the milestone opening of our 4,000th hotel, we have been fortunate to call this town our home, said J.
com is working hard to make International Root Beer Day a mainstay of July festivities.
Gum chewers chose among lemon square, root beer float and bananas foster in the balloting, which concluded November 12 with more than 1.
Frank's Alcoholic Root Beer (rsp: [pounds sterling]1.