Meaning of JALAP in English

noun Etymology: French & Spanish; French ~, from Spanish ~a, from Jalapa, Mexico Date: 1644 1. the dried tuberous root of a Mexican plant ( Ipomoea purga syn. Exogonium purga ) of the morning-glory family, the root or derived drug of plants related to the one supplying ~, a plant yielding ~

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