root beer

noun

Definition of root beer

  1. :  a sweetened, usually carbonated, brown beverage flavored with extracts of roots (such as sarsaparilla or sassafras) and herbs (such as wintergreen) or with artificial flavorings

Examples of root beer in a sentence

  1. a bottle of root beer

1815

First Known Use of root beer

1815


ROOT BEER Defined for English Language Learners

root beer

noun

Definition of root beer for English Language Learners

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


ROOT BEER Defined for Kids

root beer

noun

Definition of root beer for Students

  1. :  a sweet drink flavored with extracts of roots and herbs


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