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Noun: sarsaparilla  ,saa(r)-su-pu'ree-lu
  1. Any of various prickly climbing plants of the tropical American genus Smilax having aromatic roots and heart-shaped leaves
  2. Carbonated drink flavoured with an extract from sarsaparilla root or with birch oil and sassafras

Derived forms: sarsaparillas

Type of: soft drink, vine

Part of: genus Smilax, Smilax

Encyclopedia: Sarsaparilla