saloop: Word of the day for February 28, 2018

saloop , n :
(dated) An aromatic drink originally prepared from salep and later from sassafras bark with other ingredients such as milk and sugar added, which was once popular in London, England. The berry saltbush or red berry saltbush (Chenopodium hastatum, syns. Einadia hastata and Rhagodia hastata), a small plant found in coastal and inland areas of eastern Australia. Alternative form of salep (“starch or jelly made from orchid plants”).



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