root beer
noun Date: 1840 a sweetened carbonated beverage flavored with extracts of roots (as sarsaparilla) and herbs

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  • Root Beer — Un verre de root beer La root beer (en français « bière de racine »), connu aussi sous son nom moins officiel au Québec comme la racinette, est une boisson gazeuse d origine nord américaine à base d extraits de vanille, de réglisse, de… …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • root beer — root beers N UNCOUNT Root beer is a fizzy non alcoholic drink flavoured with the roots of various plants and herbs. It is popular in the United States. N COUNT A glass, can, or bottle of root beer can be referred to as a root beer. Kevin buys a… …   English dictionary

  • root beer — n [U and C] a sweet brown non alcoholic drink made from the roots of some plants, drunk especially in the US …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • root beer — root ,beer noun count or uncount a sweet CARBONATED drink that is not alcoholic, or a glass of this drink …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • root beer — root′ beer n. a carbonated beverage flavored with syrup made from the extracted juices of roots, barks, and herbs • Etymology: 1835–45, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • root beer — ☆ root beer n. a carbonated drink made of or flavored with extracts from the roots and bark of certain plants …   English World dictionary

  • Root beer — A glass of root beer with foam Root beer is a carbonated, sweetened beverage, originally made using the root of a sassafras plant (or the bark of a sassafras tree) as the primary flavor. Root beer, popularized in North America, comes in two forms …   Wikipedia

  • Root Beer — Ein Glas Root Beer mit Schaum. Root Beer (dt.: Wurzelbier) ist ein in den USA und Kanada beliebtes alkoholfreies Erfrischungsgetränk. Es wird häufig mit dem deutschen Malzbier gleichgesetzt, unterscheidet sich von ihm im Geschmack aber erheblich …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • root beer — UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms root beer : singular root beer plural root beers mainly American a sweet fizzy drink that is not alcoholic, or a glass of this drink …   English dictionary

  • root beer — noun 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 …   Wiktionary

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