Definitions for sarsaparillaˌsæs pəˈrɪl ə, ˌsɑr sə pə-, ˌsɑr spə-

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. sarsaparilla(noun)

    any of various prickly climbing plants of the tropical American genus Smilax having aromatic roots and heart-shaped leaves

  2. sarsaparilla(noun)

    carbonated drink flavored with an extract from sarsaparilla root or with birch oil and sassafras

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. sarsaparilla(Noun)

    Any of various tropical American vines, of the genus Smilax, having fragrant roots

  2. sarsaparilla(Noun)

    The dried roots of these plants, or a flavoring material extracted from these roots

  3. sarsaparilla(Noun)

    A soft drink flavored with this extract

  4. sarsaparilla(Noun)

    Any of several North American plants, of the genus Aralia, having umbels and small white flowers

  5. Origin: From zarzaparrilla.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Sarsaparilla(noun)

    any plant of several tropical American species of Smilax

  2. Sarsaparilla(noun)

    the bitter mucilaginous roots of such plants, used in medicine and in sirups for soda, etc

  3. Origin: [Sp. zarzaparrilla; zarza a bramble (perhaps fr. Bisc. zartzia) + parra a vine, or Parillo, a physician said to have discovered it.]


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