A starch or jelly made out of orchid-like plants.
the dried tubers of various species of Orchis, and Eulophia. It is used to make a nutritious beverage by treating the powdered preparation with hot water
Origin: [Ar. sahleb, perhaps a corruption of an Arabic word for fox, one Ar. name of the orchis signifying literally, fox's testicles: cf. F. salep.]
Salep is a flour made from the tubers of the orchid genus Orchis. These tubers contain a nutritious starch-like polysaccharide called glucomannan. Salep flour is consumed in beverages and desserts, especially in places that were formerly part of the Ottoman Empire. The word salep can also mean any beverage made with the salep flour.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sal′ep, n. the dried tubers of Orchis mascula: the food prepared from it.—Also Sal′op. [Ar.]
lapse, leaps, pales, peals, pleas, sepal, spale
The numerical value of salep in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of salep in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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