What does salep mean?

Definitions for salepˈsæl ɛp

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  1. salep(Noun)

    A starch or jelly made out of orchid-like plants.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Salep(noun)

    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

  2. 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.]


  1. 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

  1. Salep

    sal′ep, n. the dried tubers of Orchis mascula: the food prepared from it.—Also Sal′op. [Ar.]

Anagrams for salep »

  1. lapse, leaps, pales, peals, pleas, sepal, spale


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of salep in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of salep in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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