sa·​loop | \ səˈlüp\
variants: or less commonly salop \ ˈsaləp , səˈläp \
plural -s

Definition of saloop

1 : salep
2 : a common sassafras (Sassafras alkidum molle)
3 : a hot drink made from an infusion of powdered salep or sassafras with milk and sugar

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History and Etymology for saloop

modification of French or Spanish salep

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