root beer


root beer

noun

: a sweet, brown drink that is flavored with roots and herbs and that contains bubbles

Full Definition of ROOT BEER

:  a sweetened carbonated beverage flavored with extracts of roots (as sarsaparilla) and herbs

Examples of ROOT BEER

  1. a bottle of root beer

First Known Use of ROOT BEER

1840

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