saloop

saloop

[suh-loop]
noun
a hot drink prepared originally from salep but later from sassafras, together with milk and sugar.

Origin:
1705–15; variant of salep

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saloop (səˈluːp)
 
n
an infusion of aromatic herbs or other plant parts, esp salep, formerly used as a tonic or cure
 
[C18: changed from salep]

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