root beer

EnglishEdit

A glass of root beer with foam

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EtymologyEdit

root + beer. First recorded in 1841.

NounEdit

root beer (plural root beers)

  1. A beverage, most often a carbonated soft drink made from a combination of vanilla, cherry tree bark, licorice root, sarsaparilla root, sassafras root bark, nutmeg, anise, and molasses, among other things.


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Last modified on 3 April 2014, at 10:37