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saloop

[suh-loop] /səˈlup/
noun
1.
a hot drink prepared originally from salep but later from sassafras, together with milk and sugar.
Origin
1705-1715
1705-15; variant of salep
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saloop

/səˈluːp/
noun
1.
an infusion of aromatic herbs or other plant parts, esp salep, formerly used as a tonic or cure
Word Origin
C18: changed from salep
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Word Origin and History for saloop
n.

"sassafras tea, variously flavored," 1712, originally a variant of salep (q.v.).

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