[ bair-root, -roo t ]
/ ˈbɛərˌrut, -ˌrʊt /
of or relating to a tree or shrub prepared for transplanting by having all or most of the soil removed from about its roots.
Why Is The Word “Root” In “Root Beer”?Is root beer the world's most oddly named carbonated beverage ... we don't know, that award might go to 7-up, but we're going to explore the naming of this soft drink regardless. What, after all, is the root in root beer?
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