from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A mint julep.
- n. A sweet syrupy drink, especially one to which medicine can be added.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A refreshing drink flavored with aromatic herbs, especially mint.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A refreshing drink flavored with aromatic herbs.
- n. An alcoholic beverage composed of brandy, whisky, or some other spirituous liquor, with sugar, pounded ice, and sprigs of mint; -- called also mint julep.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A sweet drink; a demulcent, acidulous, or mucilaginous mixture.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. bourbon and sugar and mint over crushed ice
Middle English, a sugar syrup, from Old French, from Medieval Latin, from Arabic julāb, from Persian gulāb, rosewater : gul, rose (from Middle Persian vardā) + āb, water (from Middle Persian āp, from Old Persian).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Persian گلاب (golâb). (Wiktionary)