[sas-puh-ril-uh, sahr-suh-puh-, sahr-spuh-] /ˌsæs pəˈrɪl ə, ˌsɑr sə pə-, ˌsɑr spə-/
any of various climbing or trailing tropical American plants belonging to the genus Smilax, of the lily family, having alternate leaves, umbels of flowers, and a root that has been used in the treatment of psoriasis.
an extract or other preparation made of this root.
a soft drink flavored with an extract of this root, as root beer.
any of various prickly climbing plants of the tropical American genus Smilax having large aromatic roots and heart-shaped leaves: family Smilacaceae
the dried roots of any of these plants, formerly used as a medicine
a nonalcoholic drink prepared from these roots
any of various plants resembling true sarsaparilla, esp the araliaceous plant Aralia nudicaulis (wild sarsaparilla), of North America
SARSAT search and rescue satellite-aided tracking
noun 1. any of numerous large sandstone blocks or fragments found in south-central England, probably remnants of eroded Tertiary beds. noun 1. (geology) a boulder of silicified sandstone, probably of Tertiary age, found in large numbers in S England 2. such a stone used in a megalithic monument
noun 1. a flesh-eating animal, especially the Tasmanian devil.
noun, plural sarcophagi [sahr-kof-uh-jahy] /sɑrˈkɒf əˌdʒaɪ/ (Show IPA), sarcophaguses. 1. a stone coffin, especially one bearing sculpture, inscriptions, etc., often displayed as a monument. 2. Greek Antiquity. a kind of stone thought to consume the flesh of corpses, used for coffins. noun (pl) -gi (-ˌɡaɪ), -guses 1. a stone or marble coffin or tomb, esp […]