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julep Whiskey or brandy flavoured with mint and served over ice. Originally developed as a protective against malaria (Old White Springs, Virginia, 1809) and made using brandy; later whiskey was used; the name derives from the Arabic julab, for rosewater.

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julep

julep (jōōlĬp) or mint julep, alcoholic beverage of the S United States. Its basis is properly bourbon whiskey, which is combined with water, sugar, crushed ice, and mint leaves. Juleps are sometimes made with other liquors or flavorings.

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julep

julep sweet or syrupy liquor XIV; (U.S.) iced and flavoured spirit and water (esp. mint julep) XIX. — (O)F. julep (ult.) — Arab. julāb rose-water — Pers. gulāb, f. gul rose + āb water.

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julep

ju·lep / ˈjoōləp/ • n. a sweet flavored drink made from a sugar syrup, sometimes containing alcohol or medication. ∎ short for mint julep.

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