[jal-uh p, jah-luh p] /ˈdʒæl əp, ˈdʒɑ ləp/
the dried tuberous root of any of several plants, especially Exogonium purga, of the morning glory family, or the light yellowish powder derived from it, used in medicine chiefly as a purgative.
any of these plants.
a Mexican convolvulaceous plant, Exogonium (or Ipomoea) purga
any of several similar or related plants
the dried and powdered root of any of these plants, used as a purgative
the resin obtained from any of these plants
[hah-lah-pah] /hɑˈlɑ pɑ/ noun 1. a city in and the capital of Veracruz, in E Mexico. [ver-uh-krooz; Spanish be-rah-kroos] /ˌvɛr əˈkruz; Spanish ˌbɛ rɑˈkrus/ noun 1. a state in E Mexico, on the Gulf of Mexico. 27,759 sq. mi. (71,895 sq. km). Capital: Jalapa. 2. a seaport in this state: the chief port of Mexico. […]
[hah-luh-peyn-yoh; Spanish hah-lah-pe-nyaw] /ˌhɑ ləˈpeɪn yoʊ; Spanish ˌhɑ lɑˈpɛ nyɔ/ noun, plural jalapeños [hah-luh-peyn-yohz; Spanish hah-lah-pe-nyaws] /ˌhɑ ləˈpeɪn yoʊz; Spanish ˌhɑ lɑˈpɛ nyɔs/ (Show IPA) 1. a hot green or orange-red pepper, the fruit of a variety of Capsicum annuum, used especially in Mexican cooking. /dʒæləˈpiːnəʊ; Spanish xalaˈpenjo/ noun 1. a very hot type of […]
[jal-uh-pin, jah-luh-] /ˈdʒæl ə pɪn, ˈdʒɑ lə-/ noun 1. a resin that is one of the purgative principles of jalap.
[jah-lee] /ˈdʒɑ li/ noun 1. (in Indian architecture) decorated and pierced slabs of marble used as a screen.