And then she herself becomes a sarsaparilla vine, the reasons of which are unclear.
On sandy shores the Sea Sedge (C. arenaria) is often common, and its underground stems are used for sarsaparilla.
A course of sarsaparilla is also in most cases advantageous.
So the Harvester hitched Betsy and with Belshazzar at his feet he drove through the woods to the sarsaparilla beds.
You could get that sarsaparilla across the bar at the Bird Cage, couldn't you, Jumbo?
I went in and asked him if he had such a thing as sarsaparilla.
But—Dominick was alone, his eternal glass of sarsaparilla before him.
sarsaparilla has been recommended as a mild but efficacious alterative, diaphoretic and tonic.
The roots were formerly employed as a substitute for sarsaparilla.
Instead of the abundant and bushy thickets of sarsaparilla, we met with nothing but stunted shrubs.
tropical American plant, 1570s, from Spanish zarzaparrilla, from zarza "bramble" (from Arabic sharas "thorny plant" or Basque sartzia "bramble") + parrilla, diminutive of parra "vine," which is of unknown origin. Hence, also, "a medicinal preparation of sarsaparilla" (1570s). In 16c.-17c. the dried roots were held to be efficient in treatment of syphilis.