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1. sarsaparilla

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

Synonyms

  • sarsaparilla root

Etymology

  • zarzaparrilla (Spanish)

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2. sarsaparilla

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

Synonyms

  • sarsaparilla root
  • vine
  • Smilax
  • genus Smilax
  • Smilax aspera

Etymology

  • zarzaparrilla (Spanish)

Example sentences of the word sarsaparilla


1. Noun, singular or mass
One of the ingredients used to make root beer, wild sarsaparilla thrives in open shade.

2. Adjective
As with all medicinal herbs, sarsaparilla root may produce side effects.

3. Verb, base form
Some people may have an allergic reaction to sarsaparilla root preparations, such as hives or skin rash.

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