- ⌂ 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 julab, from Persian gulab, rosewater : gul, rose (from Middle Persian, from Old Iranian *w&rlowring;da-; akin to Greek rhodon from earlier *wrodon) + ab, water (from Middle Persian, from Old Iranian *ap-, ap-; akin to Sanskrit apas, waters).
- A refreshing drink flavored with aromatic herbs, especially mint.
From Persian گلاب (golâb).