Ju"lep (?), n. [F., fr. Sp. julepe, fr. Ar. & Per. julab, jullab, fr. Per. gulab rose water and julep; gul rose + ab water.]
A refreshing drink flavored with aromatic herbs
; esp. Med.
a sweet, demulcent, acidulous, or mucilaginous mixture, used as a vehicle.
Honey in woods, juleps in brooks.
A beverage composed of brandy, whisky, or some other spirituous liquor, with sugar, pounded ice, and sprigs of mint; -- called also mint julep.
© Webster 1913.