- julap (dated)
julep (plural juleps)
- A refreshing drink flavored with aromatic herbs, especially mint, and sometimes alcohol.
- 2014, John T. Edge, The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture: Volume 7: Foodways, UNC Press Books (→ISBN), page 198:
- In 1797 the American Museum described the Virginian who upon rising “drinks a julep made of rum, water, and sugar, but very strong.” The mint was added a few years later.
- (historical, medicine) A pleasant-tasting liquid medicine in which other nauseous medicines are taken.
- 1833, R. J. Bertin, Charles W. Chauncy, transl., Treatise on the Diseases of the Heart, and Great Vessels, Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blnachard, page 189:
- Contraction of the left ventricular orifice, with hypertrophy of the corresponding ventricle; catarrh at the superior part of the right lung. (Julep; digital; aperit. oxymel scillit.)
- “julep”, in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–2022.
- mint julep on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
julep n (plural julepuri)