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salep

noun sa·lep \ˈsa-ləp, sə-ˈlep\

Definition of SALEP

:  the starchy or mucilaginous dried tubers of various Old World orchids (especially genus Orchis) used for food or in medicine
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Origin of SALEP

French or Spanish, both from Arabic dialect saḥlab, perhaps alteration of Arabic (khuṣy al-)thaʽlab, literally, testicles of the fox
First Known Use: 1736

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salep

noun sa·lep \ˈsal-əp, sə-ˈlep\

Medical Definition of SALEP

:  the starchy or mucilaginous dried tubers of various orchids (genus Orchis or Eulophia) used for food or in medicine

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