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saleb

saleb


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Saleb  \Sal"eb\,  n.  (Med.) 
  See  {Salep}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Salep  \Sal"ep\  (s[a^]l"[e^]p),  n.  [Ar.  sahleb,  perhaps  a 
  corruption  of  an  Arabic  word  for  fox,  one  Ar  name  of  the 
  orchis  signifying  literally,  fox's  testicles:  cf  F.  salep.] 
  [Written  also  {saleb},  {salop},  and  {saloop}.] 
  The  dried  tubers  of  various  species  of  {Orchis},  and 
  {Eulophia}.  It  is  used  to  make  a  nutritious  beverage  by 
  treating  the  powdered  preparation  with  hot  water.  --U.  S. 
  Disp.