Definitions for jalapic-ˈlæp ɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jal•apˈdʒæl əp, ˈdʒɑ ləp(n.)

  1. the dried tuberous root of any of several plants, esp. Exogonium purga, of the morning glory family, or the powder derived from it, used in medicine chiefly as a purgative.

    Category: Plants

  2. any of these plants.

    Category: Plants

Origin of jalap:

1665–75; < MF < Sp (purga de) Jalapa purgative from Jalapa

ja•lap•ic-ˈlæp ɪk(adj.)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jalapic(adj)

    of or pertaining to jalap


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