African tea tree

noun

Definition of African tea tree

: an African shrub (Lyciumafrum) having spiny branches, small linear leaves, and solitary purple flowers

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First Known Use of African tea tree

circa 1875, in the meaning defined above

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“African tea tree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/African%20tea%20tree. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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