[ UK /sˌɑːsɐpɐɹˈɪlɐ/ ]
- any of various prickly climbing plants of the tropical American genus Smilax having aromatic roots and heart-shaped leaves
- carbonated drink flavored with an extract from sarsaparilla root or with birch oil and sassafras
How To Use sarsaparilla In A Sentence
- With barely time for the sarsaparilla he jokingly promised himself on the flight back to London last Friday, he is mapping out where the mobile phone giant will go next.
- Among the wildflowers are a red columbine, aster, figwort, wild sarsaparilla, fleabane, and avens.
- They're more into elacampane and sarsaparilla, and botanical symbolism. TROPIC OF NIGHT
- Sage, sarsaparilla, bladderwrack - but what is devil's claw, boneset or boldo? Times, Sunday Times
- One by one Mr. Adams tells about these medical fakes: habit-forming laxatives, head-ache powders full of acetanilid, soothing-syrups and catarrh-cures full of opium and cocaine, cock-tails subtly disguised as "bitters", "sarsaparillas", and "tonics". The Profits of Religion, Fifth Edition
- Calamity's an uncouth, sarsaparilla-swilling, gun-slinging frontierswoman who can shoot, scuffle, and spin tall tales as well as any man alive.
- The seeds of bristly sarsaparilla, currant, and soapberry lie dormant in the soil and germinate only after being burned; ecologists call the process ‘seed banking.’
- Bacup-based Mawsons, an 80-year-old family business, has started producing the old fashioned cordials dandelion and burdock, cream soda and sarsaparilla once more.
- Grab yourself a sarsaparilla, pardner, and join Judge Bill Treadway as he reviews this underrated Western.
- Sarsaparilla root contains saponins, which reduce microbes and toxins.