Mint-julep

mint julep

noun
an alcoholic drink traditionally made with bourbon, sugar, and finely cracked ice and garnished with sprigs of mint, served in a tall, frosted glass: also made with other kinds of whiskey, brandy, and sometimes rum.

Origin:
1800–10, Americanism

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mint julep
 
n
chiefly (US) a long drink consisting of bourbon whiskey, crushed ice, sugar, and sprigs of mint

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