- mint julep
- a mixture of water with syrup or sugar, as for drinking along with, or after taking, medicine
Origin of julepMiddle English from Middle French from Arabic jul?b from Persian gul?b from gul, rose + ?b, water
- A mint julep.
- A sweet syrupy drink, especially one to which medicine can be added.
Origin of julepMiddle 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 w&rlowring;da- ) (Greek rhodon ) ( from earlier wrodon ) āb water ( from Middle Persian) ( from Old Iranian āp-, ap- ) (Sanskrit āpas waters )
- A refreshing drink flavored with aromatic herbs, especially mint.
From Persian گلاب (golâb).