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julep

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noun ju·lep \ˈjü-ləp\

Simple Definition of julep

  • : a drink of bourbon, sugar, and mint served with crushed ice

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of julep

  1. 1 :  a drink consisting of sweet syrup, flavoring, and water

  2. 2 :  a drink consisting of a liquor (as bourbon or brandy) and sugar poured over crushed ice and garnished with mint

Origin of julep

Middle English, from Middle French, from Arabic julāb, from Persian gulāb, from gul rose + āb water


First Known Use: 14th century

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