5 letter words ending in LAP

The following list contains 1 five letter word in English

5 letter words ending in LAP in English

5 letter words ending in ALAP

Common 5 letter words ending in LAP with meaning

Here is the requested information on "jalap": Parts of Speech:


  • A spicy Mexican pepper, typically used in cooking or for medicinal purposes.
  • A purgative made from the dried root of the jalap plant.
  • US: juh-lap
  • UK: juh-lap
Origin and Usage:

The word "jalap" comes from the Nahuatl word "xalapēnōchtl," which means "something twisted." The jalap plant is native to Mexico and has been used for both culinary and medicinal purposes for centuries. In modern times, jalap peppers are commonly used in Mexican cuisine, while jalap root is used as a purgative.



Related Words:
  • Apple
  • Clasp
  • Flaps
  • Glaze
  • Plank
Example Sentences:
  • She added some diced jalap to the salsa for an extra kick.
  • He took a jalap pill to relieve his constipation.