Jalap is a cathartic drug, largely obsolete in Western medicine, consisting of the tuberous roots of Ipomoea purga , a convolvulaceous plant growing on the eastern declivities of the Sierra Madre Oriental of Mexico at an elevation of 5000 to 8000 ft. above sea level, more especially about the neighbourhood of Chiconquiaco on the eastern slope of the Cofre de Perote in the state of Veracruz.
The jaapi or japi (Assamese: জাপি; Bodo: Khomfri) is a traditional conical hat from Assam, India which is made from tightly woven bamboo and/or cane and tokou paat (Trachycarpus martianus ) a large, palm leaf. The word jaapi derives from jaap meaning a bundle of taku leaves. In the past, plain jaapi were used by ordinary Indians and farmers for protection from the sun, while ornate jaapi were worn as a status symbol by Assamese royalty and nobility. Decorative sorudoi jaapi are made with intricate cloth designs (primarily red, white, green, blue, and black) that are integrated into the weaving.
Semyon Zinovyevich Alapin (Russian: Семён Зиновьевич Алапин; 19 November O.S. 7 November] 1856 in Saint Petersburg – 15 July 1923 in Heidelberg ) was a chess master, openings analyst, and puzzle composer. He was a linguist, railway engineer and a grain commodities merchant.
Dharyala Jalap is a village and union council, near the Jhelum River, of Jhelum District in the Punjab Province of Pakistan. It is part of Pind Dadan Khan Tehsil. The village gets its name from the Jalap tribe, who make up the bulk of the population.
Jalapeño poppers, or jalapeño bites, are jalapeño peppers that have been hollowed out, stuffed with a mixture of cheese, spices, and sometimes ground meat, breaded and deep fried. Sometimes called an armadillo egg, especially if wrapped in bacon or sausage meat to give the appearance of an armadillo shell , a term in use since at least 1972 in Texas, antedating the trademark on "Jalapeño Poppers". As chile relleno can be made with jalapeño, the jalapeño popper is probably a Tex-Mex version of that dish. The name Armadillo Eggs likely comes from the perceived similarity to Scotch Eggs.
Boletellus jalapensis is a species of fungus in the family Boletaceae. Originally described under the name Ceriomyces jalapensis by William Alphonso Murrill in 1910, it was transferred to the genus Boletellus in 1931. It is known from Mexico and Costa Rica.